Salisbury High School

Salisbury High School serves 858 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Salisbury High School operates within the Rowan-salisbury s School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 858 students has declined by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 858 students
Salisbury High School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Salisbury High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Salisbury High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Salisbury High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 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
Salisbury High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Salisbury High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
17%
15%
Salisbury High School Black Students (1991-2014)
Black
47%
26%
Salisbury High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
32%
51%
Salisbury High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Salisbury High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Salisbury High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.65 0.45
Salisbury High School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
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.
60%
47%
Salisbury High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
6%
7%
Salisbury High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,831 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,197 is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,891 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Rowan-salisbury s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
1
Number of Students Managed 19,831 1,120
Rowan-salisbury s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 77% 76%
Rowan-salisbury s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $192 MM $18 MM
Rowan-salisbury s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $186 MM $18 MM
Rowan-salisbury s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,197 $10,864
Rowan-salisbury s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,891 $10,591
Rowan-salisbury 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 Henderson High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Knox Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Overton Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SalisburyKnox Middle School
    1.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 562 students1625 Park Rd West
    SalisburyNC 28144
    (704)633-2922
    1.56-8562
  • SalisburyHenderson High School
    Alternative School
    1.8 miles | Grades: 8-12 | 68 students1215 North Main St
    SalisburyNC 28144
    (704)639-3134
    1.88-1268
  • SalisburyOverton Elementary School
    1.8 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 395 students1825 Park Rd West
    SalisburyNC 28144
    (704)639-3000
    1.8KG-5395
  • SalisburyKoontz Elementary School
    2.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 591 students685 East Ritchie Rd
    SalisburyNC 28146
    (704)216-0273
    2.5KG-5591
  • SalisburyIsenberg Elementary School
    2.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 423 students2800 Jake Alexander Blvd North
    SalisburyNC 28147
    (704)639-3009
    2.9PK-5423

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