Robert L Patton High School

Robert L Patton High School serves 1,029 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% 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 1029 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,029 students
Robert L Patton High School Total Students (2008-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Robert L Patton High School Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2012)
Students by Grade Robert L Patton High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Robert L Patton High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
2%
Robert L Patton High School Asian (2008-2012)
Hispanic
13%
13%
Robert L Patton High School Hispanic (2008-2012)
Black
3%
27%
Robert L Patton High School Black (2008-2012)
White
76%
52%
Robert L Patton High School White (2008-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Robert L Patton High School Sch Ethnicity Robert L Patton 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.
0.41 0.44
Robert L Patton High School Diversity Score (2008-2012)
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.
37%
45%
Robert L Patton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2012)
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.
7%
8%
Robert L Patton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,496 students has decreased by 13% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Burke County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
4
Number of Students Managed 13,496 1,682
Burke County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 79% 74%
Burke County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $129 MM $19 MM
Burke County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $130 MM $18 MM
Burke County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,285 $11,105
Burke County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,333 $10,880
Burke County 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 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Morganton Liberty Middle School
    529 Enola Rd
    Morganton , NC , 28655
    (828)437-1330
    0.3  mi  |  634  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Morganton North Liberty
    Special Education School
    523 Enola Rd
    Morganton , NC , 28655
    (828)437-9656
    Special Education School
    0.3  mi  |  79  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Morganton Family, Infant And Preschool
    300 Enola Rd
    Morganton , NC , 28655
    (828)433-2661
    0.8  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Morganton J Iverson Riddle Developmental Center
    300 Enola Rd
    Morganton , NC , 28655
    (828)433-2711
    0.8  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Morganton Mull Elementary School
    1140 Old Nc 18 South
    Morganton , NC , 28655
    (828)437-5785
    0.9  mi  |  311  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Morganton, NC public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.05, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in Morganton is Forest Hill Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.