Parkwood High School

Parkwood High School serves 854 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Parkwood High School operates within the Union County School District.
Union County School District's 88% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 854 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 854 students
Parkwood High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Parkwood High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Parkwood High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Parkwood High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 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 17:1 16:1
Parkwood High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
7%
15%
Parkwood High School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
12%
26%
Parkwood High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
80%
51%
Parkwood High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
4%
Parkwood 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.
0.34 0.65
Parkwood 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.
31%
47%
Parkwood 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.
9%
7%
Parkwood High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Union County School District's student population of 41,074 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,554 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 42% over four years.
School District Name Union County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
52
1
Number of Students Managed 41,074 834
Union County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 88% 76%
Union County School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $455 MM n/a
Union County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $371 MM n/a
Union County School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,554 n/a
Union County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,427 n/a
Union County 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 Central Academy Of Technology & Arts (6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Parkwood Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Prospect Elementary School (2.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MonroeParkwood Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 681 students
    0 miles
    3219 Parkwood School Rd
    MonroeNC 28112
    (704)764-2910
    06-8681
  • MonroeProspect Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 476 students
    2.8 miles
    3005 Ruben Rd
    MonroeNC 28112
    (704)764-2920
    2.8KG-5476
  • WaxhawWestern Union Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 406 students
    3.9 miles
    4111 Western Union Sch Rd
    WaxhawNC 28173
    (704)843-2153
    3.9KG-5406
  • MonroeWalter Bickett Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 669 students
    5.6 miles
    830 South Ml King Blvd
    MonroeNC 28112
    (704)283-8520
    5.6PK-5669
  • MonroeCentral Academy Of Technology & Arts
    Grades: 9-12 | 822 students
    6 miles
    600 Brewer Dr
    MonroeNC 28112
    (704)296-3088
    69-12822

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