Mount Airy High School

Mount Airy High School serves 565 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Mount Airy High School operates within the Mount Airy City s School District.
Mount Airy City s School District's 81% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 565 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 565 students
Mount Airy High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Mount Airy High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Mount Airy High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Mount Airy High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 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 15:1 16:1
Mount Airy High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Mount Airy High School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
13%
15%
Mount Airy High School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
10%
26%
Mount Airy High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
71%
51%
Mount Airy High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Mount Airy 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.
0.47 0.45
Mount Airy 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%
Mount Airy 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.
5%
7%
Mount Airy High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Mount Airy City s School District's student population of 1,691 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,864 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 $10,873 is higher than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Mount Airy City s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
1
Number of Students Managed 1,691 1,120
Mount Airy City s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 81% 76%
Mount Airy City s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $18 MM $18 MM
Mount Airy City s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $18 MM $18 MM
Mount Airy City s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,864 $10,864
Mount Airy City s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,873 $10,591
Mount Airy City 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 North Surry High School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mount Airy Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Millennium Charter Academy (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mount AiryMillennium Charter AcademyCharter School
    Grades: KG-8 | 531 students
    1.1 miles
    500 Old Springs Rd
    Mount AiryNC 27030
    (336)789-7570
    1.1KG-8531
  • Mount AiryBruce H Tharrington Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 385 students
    1.6 miles
    315 Culbert St
    Mount AiryNC 27030
    (336)789-9046
    1.6PK-2385
  • Mount AiryFranklin Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 533 students
    1.7 miles
    519 South Franklin Rd
    Mount AiryNC 27030
    (336)786-2459
    1.7PK-5533
  • Mount AiryJones Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 344 students
    1.8 miles
    2170 Riverside Dr
    Mount AiryNC 27030
    (336)786-4131
    1.83-5344
  • Mount AiryMount Airy Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 397 students
    1.8 miles
    249 Hamburg St
    Mount AiryNC 27030
    (336)789-9021
    1.86-8397

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