Pender High School

Pender High School serves 587 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Pender High School operates within the Pender County s School District.
Pender County s School District's 79% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 587 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 587 students
Pender High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Pender High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Pender High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Pender High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 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 16:1 16:1
Pender High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
12%
15%
Pender High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
37%
26%
Pender High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
50%
51%
Pender High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
4%
Pender 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.
0.60 0.45
Pender 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.
67%
47%
Pender 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.
8%
7%
Pender High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Pender County s School District's student population of 8,719 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,342 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,027 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Pender County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
1
Number of Students Managed 8,719 1,120
Pender County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 79% 76%
Pender County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $78 MM $18 MM
Pender County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $75 MM $18 MM
Pender County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,342 $10,864
Pender County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,027 $10,591
Pender 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 Pender Early College High School (5.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Burgaw Middle School (5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Malpass Corner Elementary School (3.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BurgawMalpass Corner Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 427 students
    3.6 miles
    4992 Malpass Corner Rd
    BurgawNC 28425
    (910)283-5889
    3.6PK-5427
  • BurgawBurgaw Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 447 students
    4.9 miles
    400 North Wright St
    BurgawNC 28425
    (910)259-0145
    4.9PK-5447
  • BurgawBurgaw Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 241 students
    5 miles
    500 South Wright St
    BurgawNC 28425
    (910)259-0149
    56-8241
  • BurgawPender Early College High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 190 students
    5.1 miles
    100 East Industrial Dr
    BurgawNC 28425
    (910)362-7925
    5.19-12190
  • BurgawWest Pender Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 228 students
    5.9 miles
    10750 Nc Hwy 53 West
    BurgawNC 28425
    (910)283-5626
    5.96-8228

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