James Hunt High School

James Hunt High School serves 1,365 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
James Hunt High School operates within the Wilson County s School District.
Wilson County s School District's 68% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 1365 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,365 students
James Hunt High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % James Hunt High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 79 teachers
James Hunt High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade James Hunt High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 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
James Hunt High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
12%
15%
James Hunt High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
44%
26%
James Hunt High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
43%
51%
James Hunt High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
4%
James Hunt 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.
0.61 0.45
James Hunt 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.
41%
47%
James Hunt High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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%
James Hunt High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Wilson County s School District's student population of 12,371 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,533 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,121 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Wilson County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
1
Number of Students Managed 12,371 1,120
Wilson County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 76%
Wilson County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $107 MM $18 MM
Wilson County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $102 MM $18 MM
Wilson County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,533 $10,864
Wilson County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,121 $10,591
Wilson 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 Fike High School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Springfield Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Vinson-bynum Elementary School (3 miles away)
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