Rocky River High School

Rocky River High School serves 1,706 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Rocky River High School operates within the Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 1706 students has grown by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,706 students
Rocky River High School Total Students (2011-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 96 teachers
Rocky River High School Total Classroom Teachers (2011-2012)
Students by Grade Rocky River High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more 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 18:1 15:1
Rocky River High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2011-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
2%
Rocky River High School Asian (2011-2012)
Hispanic
18%
13%
Rocky River High School Hispanic (2011-2012)
Black
62%
27%
Rocky River High School Black (2011-2012)
White
12%
52%
Rocky River High School White (2011-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Rocky River High School Sch Ethnicity Rocky River 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.
0.57 0.44
Rocky River High School Diversity Score (2011-2012)
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.
53%
45%
Rocky River High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2011-2012)
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.
9%
8%
Rocky River High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2011-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 141,062 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
173
4
Number of Students Managed 141,062 1,682
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 69% 74%
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,699 MM $19 MM
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,620 MM $18 MM
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,581 $11,105
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,995 $10,880
Charlotte-mecklenburg 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 Independence High School (2.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Northeast Middle School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clear Creek Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Charlotte Clear Creek Elementary School
    13501 Albemarle Rd
    Charlotte , NC , 28227
    (980)343-6922
    1  mi  |  695  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Charlotte J H Gunn Elementary School
    7400 Harrisburg Rd
    Charlotte , NC , 28215
    (980)343-6477
    2.6  mi  |  711  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Charlotte Bain Elementary School
    11524 Bain School Rd
    Charlotte , NC , 28227
    (980)343-6915
    2.7  mi  |  967  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Charlotte Independence High School
    1967 Patriot Dr
    Charlotte , NC , 28227
    (980)343-6900
    2.8  mi  |  2026  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Charlotte Northeast Middle School
    5960 Brickstone Dr
    Charlotte , NC , 28227
    (980)343-6920
    3.2  mi  |  800  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Did You Know?
Charlotte, 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 0.04, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in Charlotte is Lake Wylie Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.