Rocky River High School

Rocky River High School serves 1,736 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% 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 1736 students has grown by 25% over five years.
The teacher population of 92 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,736 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 92 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 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 19:1 14:1
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
20%
14%
Black
63%
27%
White
11%
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.
0.55 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.
56%
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.
8%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 146,708 students has grown by 8% 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
175
1
Number of Students Managed 146,708 1,330
Graduation Rate 69% 74%
District Total Revenue $1,699 MM $19 MM
District Spending $1,620 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,581 $11,105
District Spending / Student $11,995 $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 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
  • CharlotteClear Creek Elementary School
    13501 Albemarle Rd
    CharlotteNC 28227
    (980)343-6922
    1 mi | 681 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CharlotteJ H Gunn Elementary School
    7400 Harrisburg Rd
    CharlotteNC 28215
    (980)343-6477
    2.6 mi | 723 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • CharlotteBain Elementary School
    11524 Bain School Rd
    CharlotteNC 28227
    (980)343-6915
    2.7 mi | 939 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • CharlotteIndependence High School
    1967 Patriot Dr
    CharlotteNC 28227
    (980)343-6900
    2.8 mi | 2205 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • CharlotteNortheast Middle School
    5960 Brickstone Dr
    CharlotteNC 28227
    (980)343-6920
    3.2 mi | 827 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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