East Carteret High School

East Carteret High School serves 544 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
East Carteret High School operates within the Carteret County Public s School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 544 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 544 students
East Carteret High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
East Carteret High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade East Carteret High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.89. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
East Carteret High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
East Carteret High School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
13%
East Carteret High School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
12%
27%
East Carteret High School Black (1988-2012)
White
81%
52%
East Carteret High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups East Carteret High School Sch Ethnicity East Carteret 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.
0.33 0.89
East Carteret High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
33%
45%
East Carteret High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
6%
8%
East Carteret High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,670 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Carteret County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
4
Number of Students Managed 8,670 1,206
Carteret County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 77% 74%
Carteret County Public s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $105 MM n/a
Carteret County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $96 MM n/a
Carteret County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,317 $0
Carteret County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,263 $0
Carteret County Public 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 Cape Lookout Marine Sci High School (7.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Beaufort Middle School (4.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tiller School (3.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Beaufort Tiller School
    Charter School
    1950 Hwy 70e
    Beaufort , NC , 28516
    (252)728-1995
    Charter School
    3.8  mi  |  190  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Beaufort Beaufort Elementary School
    110 Carraway Dr
    Beaufort , NC , 28516
    (252)728-3316
    4.6  mi  |  446  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Beaufort Beaufort Middle School
    100 Carraway Dr
    Beaufort , NC , 28516
    (252)728-4520
    4.6  mi  |  284  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Smyrna Smyrna Elementary School
    174 Marshallberg Rd
    Smyrna , NC , 28579
    (252)729-2301
    5.4  mi  |  320  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Morehead City Cape Lookout Marine Sci High School
    Charter School
    1108 Bridges St
    Morehead City , NC , 28557
    (252)726-1601
    Charter School
    7.3  mi  |  68  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Carteret County, 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 0.31, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.89. The most diverse school district in Carteret County is Cape Lookout Marine Sci High School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.