Mitchell High School

Mitchell High School serves 513 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Mitchell High School operates within the Mitchell County s School District.
Mitchell County s School District's 73% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 513 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 513 students
Mitchell High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Mitchell High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Mitchell High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Mitchell High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less 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 12:1 16:1
Mitchell High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
7%
15%
Mitchell High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
92%
51%
Mitchell High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
4%
Mitchell High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
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.
0.15 0.45
Mitchell 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.
39%
47%
Mitchell 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.
7%
7%
Mitchell High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Mitchell County s School District's student population of 1,949 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,564 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,299 is higher than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Mitchell County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
1
Number of Students Managed 1,949 1,120
Mitchell County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 73% 76%
Mitchell County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $23 MM $18 MM
Mitchell County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $24 MM $18 MM
Mitchell County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,564 $10,864
Mitchell County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,299 $10,591
Mitchell 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 Fuquay-varina High School (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Holly Ridge Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Herbert Akins Rd Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • Fuquay VarinaHerbert Akins Rd Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 925 students
    0 miles
    2255 Herbert Akins Rd
    Fuquay VarinaNC 27526
    (919)567-4100
    0KG-5925
  • Fuquay VarinaBallentine Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 512 students
    2 miles
    1651 Mclaurin Ln
    Fuquay VarinaNC 27526
    (919)557-1120
    2KG-5512
  • Fuquay VarinaFuquay-varina High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1980 students
    2 miles
    201 Bengal Blvd
    Fuquay VarinaNC 27526
    (919)557-2511
    29-121980
  • Holly SpringsHolly Ridge Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 858 students
    2.3 miles
    900 Holly Springs Rd
    Holly SpringsNC 27540
    (919)577-1300
    2.3KG-5858
  • Holly SpringsHolly Ridge Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1172 students
    2.3 miles
    950 Holly Springs Rd
    Holly SpringsNC 27540
    (919)577-1335
    2.36-81172

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