East Carteret High School

East Carteret High School serves 541 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
East Carteret High School operates within the Carteret County School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 541 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 541 students
East Carteret High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
East Carteret High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade East Carteret High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 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 12:1 14:1
East Carteret High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Black
10%
27%
East Carteret High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
85%
52%
East Carteret High School White Students (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
58%
East Carteret High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
3%
East Carteret High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups East Carteret High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.27 0.45
East Carteret High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
31%
47%
East Carteret High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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%
East Carteret High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,717 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,317 is higher than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 38% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,263 is higher than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 33% over four years.
School District Name Carteret County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
1
Number of Students Managed 8,717 1,330
Carteret County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 77% 74%
Carteret County School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $105 MM $19 MM
Carteret County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $96 MM $18 MM
Carteret County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,317 $11,105
Carteret County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,263 $10,880
Carteret County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 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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  • BeaufortTiller School
    Charter School
    1950 Hwy 70e
    BeaufortNC 28516
    (252)728-1995
    Charter School

    3.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 189 students                      
  • BeaufortBeaufort Elementary School
    110 Carraway Dr
    BeaufortNC 28516
    (252)728-3316
    4.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 444 students                      
  • BeaufortBeaufort Middle School
    100 Carraway Dr
    BeaufortNC 28516
    (252)728-4520
    4.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 292 students                      
  • SmyrnaSmyrna Elementary School
    174 Marshallberg Rd
    SmyrnaNC 28579
    (252)729-2301
    5.4 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 305 students                      
  • Morehead CityCape Lookout Marine Sci High School
    Charter School
    1108 Bridges St
    Morehead CityNC 28557
    (252)726-1601
    Charter School

    7.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 70 students                      

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