Hugh M Cummings High School

Hugh M Cummings High School serves 875 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), 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 875 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 875 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
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 0.60 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 16:1 14:1
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
47%
14%
Black
42%
27%
White
8%
52%
Two or more races
2%
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.
0.60 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.
71%
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.
6%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 22,738 students has stayed relatively flat 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
36
1
Number of Students Managed 22,738 1,330
Graduation Rate 72% 74%
District Total Revenue $196 MM $19 MM
District Spending $188 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,675 $11,105
District Spending / Student $8,339 $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 Career Technical Education Center (0.8 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
  • BurlingtonBroadview Middle School
    2229 Broadview Dr
    BurlingtonNC 27217
    (336)570-6195
    0.4 mi | 749 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BurlingtonEastlawn Elementary School
    502 North Graham Hopedale Rd
    BurlingtonNC 27217
    (336)570-6180
    0.8 mi | 479 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BurlingtonCareer Technical Education Center
    Vocational School
    2618 North Church St
    BurlingtonNC 27217
    (336)570-6060
    Vocational School

    0.8 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BurlingtonR Homer Andrews Elementary School
    2630 Buckingham Rd
    BurlingtonNC 27217
    (336)570-6170
    0.9 mi | 600 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GrahamGraham High School
    903 Trollinger Rd
    GrahamNC 27253
    (336)570-6440
    1.4 mi | 799 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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