North Edgecombe High School

7589 Nc 33nw,

Tarboro, NC, 27886-9250

Tel: (252)823-3562
Grades: 9-12

357 students

North Edgecombe High School serves 357 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
North Edgecombe High School operates within the Edgecombe County s School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 357 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 357 students
North Edgecombe High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
North Edgecombe High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade North Edgecombe High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 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 12:1 15:1
North Edgecombe High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
8%
13%
North Edgecombe High School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
83%
27%
North Edgecombe High School Black (1988-2012)
White
7%
52%
North Edgecombe High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups North Edgecombe High School Sch Ethnicity North Edgecombe 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.
0.30 0.64
North Edgecombe 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.
73%
45%
North Edgecombe 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.
9%
8%
North Edgecombe High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,527 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Edgecombe County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
4
Number of Students Managed 7,527 1,593
Edgecombe County s School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 70% 74%
Edgecombe County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $68 MM $19 MM
Edgecombe County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $68 MM $18 MM
Edgecombe County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,286 $11,105
Edgecombe County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,216 $10,880
Edgecombe 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 Tarboro High School (6.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is C B Martin Middle School (6.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Coker-wimberly Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Battleboro Coker-wimberly Elementary School
    1619 Nc 97 West
    Battleboro , NC , 27809
    (252)823-4446
    1.6  mi  |  494  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tarboro Stocks Elementary School
    400 Hope Lodge St
    Tarboro , NC , 27886
    (252)823-2632
    5.7  mi  |  718  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Tarboro C B Martin Middle School
    400 East Johnston St
    Tarboro , NC , 27886
    (252)641-5710
    6.3  mi  |  405  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Tarboro Tarboro High School
    1400 Howard Ave
    Tarboro , NC , 27886
    (252)823-4284
    6.3  mi  |  660  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Tarboro W A Pattillo A+ Elementary School
    501 East Ave
    Tarboro , NC , 27886
    (252)823-3812
    6.7  mi  |  587  students  |  Gr.  4-6

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