Rocky Mount High School

Rocky Mount High School serves 1,310 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Rocky Mount High School operates within the Nash-rocky Mount s School District.
Nash-rocky Mount s School District's 75% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 1310 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,310 students
Rocky Mount High School Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % Rocky Mount High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
Rocky Mount High School Total Teachers (1994-2014)
Students by Grade Rocky Mount High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is equal to 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 17:1 16:1
Rocky Mount High School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Rocky Mount High School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
4%
15%
Rocky Mount High School Black Students (2004-2014)
Black
72%
26%
Rocky Mount High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
18%
51%
Rocky Mount High School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Rocky Mount 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.
0.45 0.45
Rocky Mount High School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
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.
59%
47%
Rocky Mount High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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%
Rocky Mount High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Nash-rocky Mount s School District's student population of 16,007 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,652 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 $8,868 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Nash-rocky Mount s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
29
1
Number of Students Managed 16,007 1,120
Nash-rocky Mount s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 76%
Nash-rocky Mount s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $154 MM $18 MM
Nash-rocky Mount s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $158 MM $18 MM
Nash-rocky Mount s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,652 $10,864
Nash-rocky Mount s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,868 $10,591
Nash-rocky Mount 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 Nash Central High School (5.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rocky Mount Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is O R Pope Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rocky MountRocky Mount Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 436 students
    0.1 miles
    841 Nash St
    Rocky MountNC 27804
    (252)462-2010
    0.16-8436
  • Rocky MountG R Edwards Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 566 students
    1 miles
    720 Edwards St
    Rocky MountNC 27803
    (252)937-9025
    16-8566
  • Rocky MountO R Pope Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 275 students
    1.2 miles
    226 Coleman Ave
    Rocky MountNC 27801
    (252)451-2885
    1.2KG-5275
  • Rocky MountWilliford Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 430 students
    1.2 miles
    801 Williford St
    Rocky MountNC 27803
    (252)937-9030
    1.2KG-5430
  • Rocky MountJ W Parker Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 316 students
    1.5 miles
    1500 East Virginia St
    Rocky MountNC 27801
    (252)937-9060
    1.56-8316

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