Garner High School

Garner High School serves 2,403 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Garner High School operates within the Wake County s School District.
Wake County s School District's 85% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 2403 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 143 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,403 students
Garner High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Garner High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 143 teachers
Garner High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Garner High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Garner High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Garner High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
18%
15%
Garner High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
39%
26%
Garner High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
38%
51%
Garner High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Garner High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.68 0.45
Garner High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
34%
47%
Garner High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%
Garner High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Wake County s School District's student population of 153,534 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,668 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 80% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,759 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Wake County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
172
1
Number of Students Managed 153,534 1,120
Wake County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 85% 76%
Wake County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,062 MM $18 MM
Wake County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,372 MM $18 MM
Wake County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,668 $10,864
Wake County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,759 $10,591
Wake County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Southeast Raleigh High School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Garner Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Vandora Springs Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GarnerVandora Springs Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 543 students
    0.8 miles
    1300 Vandora Springs Rd
    GarnerNC 27529
    (919)662-2486
    0.8KG-5543
  • RaleighSmith Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 662 students
    0.9 miles
    1101 Maxwell Dr
    RaleighNC 27603
    (919)662-2458
    0.9PK-5662
  • GarnerTimber Drive Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 677 students
    1.4 miles
    1601 Timber Dr
    GarnerNC 27529
    (919)773-9500
    1.4KG-5677
  • GarnerNorth Garner Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1061 students
    1.5 miles
    720 Powell Dr
    GarnerNC 27529
    (919)662-2434
    1.56-81061
  • GarnerAversboro Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 542 students
    1.8 miles
    1605 Aversboro Rd
    GarnerNC 27529
    (919)662-2325
    1.8PK-5542

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