Jordan Matthews High School

Jordan Matthews High School serves 770 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Jordan Matthews High School operates within the Chatham County s School District.
The school district's 79% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 770 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 770 students
Jordan Matthews High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Jordan Matthews High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Jordan Matthews High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 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 14:1 14:1
Jordan Matthews High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
46%
14%
Jordan Matthews High School Hispanic (1989-2013)
Black
15%
27%
Jordan Matthews High School Black (1988-2013)
White
36%
52%
Jordan Matthews High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Jordan Matthews High School Sch Ethnicity Jordan Matthews 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 0.45
Jordan Matthews 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.
57%
47%
Jordan Matthews 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.
4%
7%
Jordan Matthews High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,332 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Chatham County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
1
Number of Students Managed 8,332 1,330
Chatham County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 79% 74%
Chatham County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $92 MM $19 MM
District Spending $90 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,907 $11,105
Chatham County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,679 $10,880
Chatham County s School 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 Sage Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chatham Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Virginia Cross Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Siler CitySage Academy
    Alternative School
    501 Martin L King Jr Blvd
    Siler CityNC 27344
    (919)663-5899
    Alternative School

    0.6 mi | 51 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Siler CityVirginia Cross Elementary School
    234 Cross School Rd
    Siler CityNC 27344
    (919)742-4279
    1 mi | 568 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Siler CityChatham Middle School
    2025 South 2nd Ave Ext
    Siler CityNC 27344
    (919)663-2414
    1.2 mi | 454 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Siler CityChatham Charter
    Charter School
    2200 Hamp Stone Rd
    Siler CityNC 27344
    (919)742-4550
    Charter School

    2.1 mi | 328 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • Siler CitySiler City Elementary School
    671 Ellington Rd
    Siler CityNC 27344
    (919)663-2032
    2.4 mi | 720 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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