Jordan Matthews High School

Jordan Matthews High School serves 724 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Jordan Matthews High School operates within the Chatham County s School District.
Chatham County s School District's 77% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 724 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 724 students
Jordan Matthews High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Jordan Matthews High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Jordan Matthews High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Jordan Matthews High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 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 13:1 16:1
Jordan Matthews High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
51%
15%
Jordan Matthews High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
14%
26%
Jordan Matthews High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
31%
51%
Jordan Matthews High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Jordan Matthews 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.
0.63 0.45
Jordan Matthews 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.
61%
47%
Jordan Matthews High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
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%
Jordan Matthews High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Chatham County s School District's student population of 8,229 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,786 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 32% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,183 is higher than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Chatham County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
1
Number of Students Managed 8,229 1,120
Chatham County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 77% 76%
Chatham County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $101 MM $18 MM
Chatham County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $96 MM $18 MM
Chatham County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,786 $10,864
Chatham County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,183 $10,591
Chatham 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 Sage Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chatham Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Virginia Cross Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • Siler CitySage AcademyAlternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 62 students
    0.6 miles
    501 Martin L King Jr Blvd
    Siler CityNC 27344
    (919)663-5899
    0.69-1262
  • Siler CityVirginia Cross Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 539 students
    1 miles
    234 Cross School Rd
    Siler CityNC 27344
    (919)742-4279
    1PK-5539
  • Siler CityChatham Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 529 students
    1.2 miles
    2025 South 2nd Ave Ext
    Siler CityNC 27344
    (919)663-2414
    1.26-8529
  • Siler CityChatham CharterCharter School
    Grades: KG-10 | 439 students
    2.2 miles
    2200 Hamp Stone Rd
    Siler CityNC 27344
    (919)742-4550
    2.2KG-10439
  • Siler CitySiler City Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 664 students
    2.4 miles
    671 Ellington Rd
    Siler CityNC 27344
    (919)663-2032
    2.4PK-5664

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