Alleghany High School

404 Trojan Ave

Sparta, NC 28675-9073

Tel: (336)372-4554
Grades: 9-12

423 students

Alleghany High School serves 423 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Alleghany High School operates within the Alleghany County s School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 423 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 423 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less 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 13:1 14:1
Hispanic
13%
14%
White
86%
52%
Two or more races
1%
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.
0.25 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.
46%
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.
11%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,273 students has grown by 40% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Alleghany County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
1
Number of Students Managed 2,273 1,330
Graduation Rate 75% 74%
District Total Revenue $19 MM $19 MM
District Spending $18 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,763 $11,105
District Spending / Student $11,311 $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 Grayson Co. High Career & Technical Ed. (7.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Independence Middle School (7.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sparta Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SpartaSparta Elementary School
    450 North Main St
    SpartaNC 28675
    (336)372-8546
    0.3 mi | 592 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • IndependenceIndependence Middle School
    100 Blue Devil Dr
    IndependenceVA 24348
    (276)773-3020
    7.6 mi | 169 students | Gr. 6-7                      
  • IndependenceGrayson Co. High Career & Technical Ed.
    Vocational School
    110 Blue Devil Dr
    IndependenceVA 24348
    (276)773-2951
    Vocational School

    7.6 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • IndependenceIndependence Elementary School
    915 East Main St
    IndependenceVA 24348
    (276)773-2722
    7.6 mi | 276 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • IndependenceGrayson County High School
    110 Blue Devil Dr
    IndependenceVA 24348
    (276)773-2131
    7.7 mi | 742 students | Gr. 8-12                      

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