James Kenan High School

James Kenan High School serves 670 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
James Kenan High School operates within the Duplin County s School District.
Duplin County s School District's 63% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 670 students has grown by 25% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 670 students
James Kenan High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % James Kenan High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
James Kenan High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade James Kenan High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is equal to the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
James Kenan High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
36%
15%
James Kenan High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
44%
26%
James Kenan High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
18%
51%
James Kenan High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
4%
James Kenan 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.
0.65 0.65
James Kenan 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.
65%
47%
James Kenan 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.
8%
7%
James Kenan High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Duplin County s School District's student population of 9,628 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,078 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 $9,009 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Duplin County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
1
Number of Students Managed 9,628 1,120
Duplin County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 63% 76%
Duplin County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $82 MM $18 MM
Duplin County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $82 MM $18 MM
Duplin County s School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,078 $10,864
Duplin County s School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,009 $10,591
Duplin County s School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
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 Duplin Early College High School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Warsaw Middle School (5.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Warsaw Elementary School (3.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WarsawWarsaw Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 553 students
    3.8 miles
    158 Ln Field Rd
    WarsawNC 28398
    (910)293-3121
    3.8PK-5553
  • KenansvilleDuplin Early College High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 152 students
    4.5 miles
    212 James Sprunt Dr
    KenansvilleNC 28349
    (910)296-1136
    4.59-12152
  • WarsawWarsaw Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 223 students
    5.6 miles
    738 West College St
    WarsawNC 28398
    (910)293-7997
    5.66-8223
  • KenansvilleKenansville Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 390 students
    6 miles
    328 Limestone Rd
    KenansvilleNC 28349
    (910)296-1647
    6PK-5390
  • KenansvilleE E Smith Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 397 students
    8.2 miles
    174 Mallard St
    KenansvilleNC 28349
    (910)296-0309
    8.26-8397

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