Hunter Huss High School

Hunter Huss High School serves 1,061 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Hunter Huss High School operates within the Gaston County s School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 1061 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,061 students
Hunter Huss High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Hunter Huss High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Hunter Huss High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Hunter Huss High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 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 16:1 16:1
Hunter Huss High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
14%
15%
Hunter Huss High School Black Students (1992-2014)
Black
40%
26%
Hunter Huss High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
42%
51%
Hunter Huss High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Hunter Huss High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Hunter Huss High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.65 0.45
Hunter Huss High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
65%
47%
Hunter Huss 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.
6%
7%
Hunter Huss High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 31,256 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,010 is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,703 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 21% over four years.
School District Name Gaston County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
56
1
Number of Students Managed 31,256 1,120
Gaston County s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 74% 76%
Gaston County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $292 MM $18 MM
Gaston County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $282 MM $18 MM
Gaston County s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,010 $10,864
Gaston County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,703 $10,591
Gaston County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Webb Street School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Southwest Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pleasant Ridge Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GastoniaPleasant Ridge Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 256 students937 South Miller St
    GastoniaNC 28052
    (704)866-6096
    0.5PK-5256
  • GastoniaSouthwest Middle School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 819 students1 Rdrunner Dr
    GastoniaNC 28052
    (704)866-6290
    0.76-8819
  • GastoniaLingerfeldt Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 455 students1601 Madison St
    GastoniaNC 28052
    (704)866-6094
    0.8PK-5455
  • GastoniaForest Heights Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 366 students1 Learning Place
    GastoniaNC 28052
    (704)866-6079
    1.2PK-5366
  • GastoniaH H Beam Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 576 students200 Davis Park Rd
    GastoniaNC 28052
    (704)866-6618
    1.3PK-5576

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