Robert L. Patton High School

Robert L. Patton High School serves 1,024 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Robert L. Patton High School operates within the Burke County s School District.
The school district's 79% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 1024 students has grown by 19% over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,024 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 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 18:1 14:1
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
15%
14%
Black
4%
27%
White
75%
52%
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.42 0.45
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.
37%
47%
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.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,269 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,285 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,333 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 21% over four years.
School District Name Burke County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
1
Number of Students Managed 13,269 1,330
Graduation Rate 79% 74%
District Total Revenue $129 MM $19 MM
District Spending $130 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,285 $11,105
District Spending / Student $8,333 $10,880
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is North Liberty (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Liberty Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Liberty (0.3 miles away)
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    MorgantonNC 28655
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    MorgantonNC 28655
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