New Hanover High School

New Hanover High School serves 1,650 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 49%.
New Hanover High School operates within the New Hanover County s School District.
New Hanover County s School District's 78% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 1650 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 104 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,650 students
New Hanover High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % New Hanover High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 104 teachers
New Hanover High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade New Hanover High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is less than 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 16:1 16:1
New Hanover High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
New Hanover High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
9%
15%
New Hanover High School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
36%
26%
New Hanover High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
51%
51%
New Hanover High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
4%
New Hanover 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.
0.61 0.65
New Hanover 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.
44%
47%
New Hanover 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.
4%
7%
New Hanover High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

New Hanover County s School District's student population of 25,398 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,005 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 53% over four years.
School District Name New Hanover County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
1
Number of Students Managed 25,398 834
New Hanover County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 78% 76%
New Hanover County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $343 MM n/a
New Hanover County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $263 MM n/a
New Hanover County s School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $14,005 n/a
New Hanover County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,716 n/a
New Hanover County 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 Lakeside (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Williston Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gregory School Of Math, Science, And Tec (0.4 miles away)
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    0.5 miles
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