John A Holmes High School

John A Holmes High School serves 656 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
John A Holmes High School operates within the Edenton-chowan 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 656 students has declined by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 656 students
John A Holmes High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % John A Holmes High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
John A Holmes High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade John A Holmes High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 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 14:1 16:1
John A Holmes High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
3%
15%
John A Holmes High School Black Students (1997-2014)
Black
45%
26%
John A Holmes High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
48%
51%
John A Holmes High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
4%
4%
John A Holmes High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups John A Holmes 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.
0.57 0.45
John A Holmes 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.
49%
47%
John A Holmes 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.
7%
7%
John A Holmes High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,225 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,323 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,017 is higher than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Edenton-chowan s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
1
Number of Students Managed 2,225 1,120
Edenton-chowan s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 74% 76%
Edenton-chowan s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $18 MM
Edenton-chowan s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $27 MM $18 MM
Edenton-chowan s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,323 $10,864
Edenton-chowan s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,017 $10,591
Edenton-chowan 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 Perquimans County High School (11 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chowan Middle School (10.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is D F Walker Elementary School (7.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • EdentonD F Walker Elementary School
    7.2 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 474 students125 Sandy Ridge Rd
    EdentonNC 27932
    (252)221-4151
    7.23-5474
  • EdentonWhite Oak Elementary School
    7.2 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 560 students111 Sandy Ridge Rd
    EdentonNC 27932
    (252)221-4078
    7.2PK-2560
  • TynerChowan Middle School
    10.7 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 535 students2845 Virginia Rd
    TynerNC 27980
    (252)221-4131
    10.76-8535
  • HertfordPerquimans County High School
    11 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 515 students305 Edenton Rd St
    HertfordNC 27944
    (252)426-5778
    119-12515
  • HertfordHertford Grammar Elementary School
    11.2 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 400 students603 Dobbs St
    HertfordNC 27944
    (252)426-7166
    11.23-5400

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