Piedmont High School

Piedmont High School serves 1,155 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Piedmont High School operates within the Union County School District.
The school district's 88% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 1155 students has grown by 25% over five years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,155 students
Piedmont High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Piedmont High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Piedmont High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Piedmont High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 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 19:1 16:1
Piedmont High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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.
0.24 0.45
Piedmont High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
19%
47%
Piedmont 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.
5%
7%
Piedmont High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 41,074 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,554 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 63% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,427 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Union County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
52
1
Number of Students Managed 41,074 1,120
Union County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 88% 76%
Union County School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $455 MM $18 MM
Union County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $371 MM $18 MM
Union County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,554 $10,864
Union County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,427 $10,591
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 Porter Ridge High School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Piedmont Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Unionville Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MonroePiedmont Middle School
    0.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 986 students2816 Sikes Mill Rd
    MonroeNC 28110
    (704)753-2840
    0.16-8986
  • MonroeUnionville Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 740 students4511 Unionville Rd
    MonroeNC 28110
    (704)296-3055
    1PK-5740
  • Indian TrailPorter Ridge Elementary School
    4.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 582 students2843 Ridge Rd
    Indian TrailNC 28079
    (704)289-1965
    4.2PK-5582
  • Indian TrailPorter Ridge High School
    4.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1544 students2839 Ridge Rd
    Indian TrailNC 28079
    (704)292-7662
    4.29-121544
  • Indian TrailPorter Ridge Middle School
    4.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1421 students2827 Ridge Rd
    Indian TrailNC 28079
    (704)225-7555
    4.26-81421

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