Currituck County High School

Currituck County High School serves 986 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Currituck County High School operates within the Currituck County s School District.
The school district's 81% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 986 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 986 students
Currituck County High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 44% Male / 56%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
Currituck County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Currituck County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Currituck County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Currituck County High School Asian (2002-2012)
Hispanic
3%
13%
Currituck County High School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
5%
27%
Currituck County High School Black (1988-2012)
White
73%
52%
Currituck County High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Currituck County High School Sch Ethnicity Currituck County 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.
0.43 0.64
Currituck County 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.
20%
45%
Currituck County 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.
5%
8%
Currituck County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,995 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Currituck County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
4
Number of Students Managed 3,995 1,593
Graduation Rate 81% 74%
Currituck County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $42 MM $19 MM
District Spending $41 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,408 $11,105
District Spending / Student $10,128 $10,880
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 The J.p. Knapp Early College High School (4.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Currituck County Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Central Elementary School (3.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Barco Currituck County Middle School
    4263 Caratoke Hwy
    Barco , NC , 27917
    (252)453-2171
    0.6  mi  |  373  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Barco Central Elementary School
    504 Shortcut Rd
    Barco , NC , 27917
    (252)453-0010
    3.2  mi  |  226  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Currituck The J.p. Knapp Early College High School
    2966 Caratoke Hwy
    Currituck , NC , 27929
    (252)232-3107
    4.4  mi  |  232  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Currituck The J P Knapp School
    2966 Caratoke Hwy
    Currituck , NC , 27929
    (252)232-2237
    4.4  mi  |  501  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Poplar Branc W T Griggs Elementary School
    261 Poplar Branch Rd
    Poplar Branc , NC , 27965
    (252)453-2700
    7.8  mi  |  261  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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