James Kenan High School

1241 Nc 24 And 50,

Warsaw, NC, 28398-9533

Tel: (910)293-4218
Grades: 9-12

603 students

James Kenan High School serves 603 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
James Kenan High School operates within the Duplin County s School District.
The school district's 67% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 603 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 603 students
James Kenan High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
James Kenan High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade James Kenan High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is equal to 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 14:1 15:1
James Kenan High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
34%
13%
James Kenan High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
47%
27%
James Kenan High School Black (1988-2012)
White
17%
52%
James Kenan High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups James Kenan High School Sch Ethnicity James Kenan 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 0.64
James Kenan 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.
61%
45%
James Kenan 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.
11%
8%
James Kenan High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,478 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Duplin County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
4
Number of Students Managed 9,478 1,593
Graduation Rate 67% 74%
Duplin County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $84 MM $19 MM
Duplin County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $84 MM $18 MM
Duplin County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,369 $11,105
Duplin County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,349 $10,880
Duplin County 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 Duplin Early College High School (4.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Warsaw Middle School (5.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Warsaw Elementary School (3.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Warsaw Warsaw Elementary School
    158 Ln Field Rd
    Warsaw , NC , 28398
    (910)293-3121
    3.8  mi  |  498  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Kenansville Duplin Early College High School
    212 James Sprunt Dr
    Kenansville , NC , 28349
    (910)296-1136
    4.5  mi  |  148  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Warsaw Warsaw Middle School
    738 West College St Hwy 24
    Warsaw , NC , 28398
    (910)293-7997
    5.6  mi  |  212  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Kenansville Kenansville Elementary School
    Hwy 50
    Kenansville , NC , 28349
    (910)296-1647
    6  mi  |  493  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Kenansville E E Smith Middle School
    Hwy 24
    Kenansville , NC , 28349
    (910)296-0309
    8.2  mi  |  369  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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