John A Holmes High School

John A Holmes High School serves 730 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
John A Holmes High School operates within the Edenton/chowan s School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is equal to the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 730 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 730 students
John A Holmes High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
John A Holmes High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade John A Holmes High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 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 15:1 15:1
John A Holmes High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
13%
John A Holmes High School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
43%
27%
John A Holmes High School Black (1988-2012)
White
51%
52%
John A Holmes High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups John A Holmes High School Sch Ethnicity John A Holmes 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.
0.56 0.89
John A Holmes 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.
46%
45%
John A Holmes 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.
7%
8%
John A Holmes High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,356 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Edenton/chowan s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 2,356 1,682
Edenton/chowan s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 74% 74%
Edenton/chowan s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $19 MM
District Spending $27 MM $18 MM
Edenton/chowan s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,129 $11,105
Edenton/chowan s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,035 $10,880
Edenton/chowan 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 Perquimans County High School (11 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Chowan Middle School (10.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is White Oak Elementary School (7.2 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Edenton White Oak Elementary School
    Alternative School
    111 Sandy Ridge Rd
    Edenton , NC , 27932
    (252)221-4078
    Alternative School
    7.2  mi  |  599  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Edenton D F Walker Elementary School
    125 Sandy Ridge Rd
    Edenton , NC , 27932
    (252)221-4151
    7.2  mi  |  536  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Tyner Chowan Middle School
    2845 Virginia Rd
    Tyner , NC , 27980
    (252)221-4131
    10.7  mi  |  491  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Hertford Perquimans County High School
    305 Edenton Rd St
    Hertford , NC , 27944
    (252)426-5778
    11  mi  |  490  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Hertford Hertford Grammar Elementary School
    603 Dobbs St
    Hertford , NC , 27944
    (252)426-7166
    11.2  mi  |  401  students  |  Gr.  3-5

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Did You Know?
North Carolina 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 0.89, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse school district in North Carolina is Alamance-burlington Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.