Hugh M Cummings High School

Hugh M Cummings High School serves 870 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Hugh M Cummings High School operates within the Alamance-burlington s School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 870 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 870 students
Hugh M Cummings High School Total Students (1997-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Hugh M Cummings High School Total Classroom Teachers (1997-2012)
Students by Grade Hugh M Cummings 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 0.64 is equal to 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
Hugh M Cummings High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1997-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
Hugh M Cummings High School Asian (1997-2012)
Hispanic
41%
13%
Hugh M Cummings High School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
43%
27%
Hugh M Cummings High School Black (1997-2012)
White
10%
52%
Hugh M Cummings High School White (1997-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Hugh M Cummings High School Sch Ethnicity Hugh M Cummings 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.
0.64 0.64
Hugh M Cummings High School Diversity Score (1997-2012)
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.
70%
45%
Hugh M Cummings High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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%
Hugh M Cummings High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 22,835 students has grown by 3625% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Alamance-burlington s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
4
Number of Students Managed 22,835 1,593
Alamance-burlington s School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 72% 74%
Alamance-burlington s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $196 MM $19 MM
Alamance-burlington s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $188 MM $18 MM
Alamance-burlington s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $319,121 $11,105
Alamance-burlington s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $306,778 $10,880
Alamance-burlington 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 Graham High School (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Broadview Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Eastlawn Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Burlington Broadview Middle School
    2229 Broadview Dr
    Burlington , NC , 27217
    (336)570-6195
    0.4  mi  |  679  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Burlington Eastlawn Elementary School
    502 North Graham Hopedale Rd
    Burlington , NC , 27217
    (336)570-6180
    0.8  mi  |  434  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Burlington R Homer Andrews Elementary School
    2630 Buckingham Rd
    Burlington , NC , 27217
    (336)570-6170
    0.9  mi  |  597  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Graham Graham High School
    903 Trollinger Rd
    Graham , NC , 27253
    (336)570-6440
    1.4  mi  |  821  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Graham North Graham Elementary School
    1025 Trollinger Rd
    Graham , NC , 27253
    (336)578-2272
    1.5  mi  |  393  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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