East Rowan High School

East Rowan High School serves 1,073 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
East Rowan High School operates within the Rowan-salisbury s School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 1073 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,073 students
East Rowan High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
East Rowan High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade East Rowan High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
East Rowan High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
East Rowan High School Asian (1990-2011)
Hispanic
2%
13%
East Rowan High School Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
6%
27%
East Rowan High School Black (1988-2012)
White
88%
52%
East Rowan High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups East Rowan High School Sch Ethnicity East Rowan High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.22 0.64
East Rowan High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
32%
45%
East Rowan High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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%
8%
East Rowan High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 20,330 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Rowan-salisbury s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
4
Number of Students Managed 20,330 1,593
Rowan-salisbury s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 76% 74%
Rowan-salisbury s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $199 MM $19 MM
Rowan-salisbury s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $191 MM $18 MM
Rowan-salisbury s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,434 $11,105
Rowan-salisbury s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,017 $10,880
Rowan-salisbury s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Rowan County Early College High School (1.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Charles C Erwin Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Granite Quarry Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Salisbury Charles C Erwin Middle School
    170 St Luke's Church Rd
    Salisbury , NC , 28146
    (704)279-7265
    0  mi  |  960  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Salisbury Rowan County Early College High School
    Rowancabarrus Community Co
    Salisbury , NC , 28146
    (704)636-7500
    1.5  mi  |  225  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Granite Quarry Granite Quarry Elementary School
    118 South Walnut St
    Granite Quarry , NC , 28072
    (704)279-2154
    1.7  mi  |  529  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Faith Faith Elementary School
    1000 School St
    Faith , NC , 28041
    (704)279-3195
    2.2  mi  |  442  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Rockwell Rockwell Elementary School
    114 Link St
    Rockwell , NC , 28138
    (704)279-3145
    2.7  mi  |  479  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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