NCHS has grown significantly throughout the past seven years. Though this has been positive for the Ironman community, there have been some difficulties with the amount of students in the school. The school currently has hit over two thousand students. The overpopulating of students have left teens locker-less, and has caused trouble with the bus situation. The buses have been extremely overcrowded and are late arriving to school as well as getting home from school. Read more about bus problems in Unit 5 – “Uproar over new busing system”.