Southwest Edgecombe High School

5912 Nc 43 North

Pinetops, NC 27864-9704

Tel: (252)827-5016
Grades: 9-12

913 students

Southwest Edgecombe High School serves 913 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Southwest Edgecombe High School operates within the Edgecombe County School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 913 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 913 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 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 17:1 14:1
Hispanic
5%
14%
Black
50%
27%
White
44%
52%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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 0.45
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%
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%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,988 students has decreased by 13% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Edgecombe County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
1
Number of Students Managed 6,988 1,330
Graduation Rate 70% 74%
District Total Revenue $68 MM $19 MM
District Spending $68 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,436 $11,105
District Spending / Student $8,372 $10,880
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 Edgecombe Early College High School (5.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Edgecombe Middle School (4.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is G W Carver Elementary School (3.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PinetopsG W Carver Elementary School
    700 East Hamlet St
    PinetopsNC 27864
    (252)827-2116
    3.3 mi | 850 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Rocky MountG W Bulluck Elementary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    3090 Bulluck School Rd
    Rocky MountNC 27801
    (252)985-3456
    4.4 mi | 773 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • PinetopsSouth Edgecombe Middle School
    1 Negative Reviews
    230 Pinetopscrisp Rd
    PinetopsNC 27864
    (252)827-5083
    4.4 mi | 383 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • TarboroNorth East Carolina Prep
    Charter School
    274 Husky Trail
    TarboroNC 27886
    (252)641-0464
    Charter School

    5.8 mi | 386 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • TarboroEdgecombe Early College High School
    2009 West Wilson St
    TarboroNC 27886
    (252)823-5166
    5.8 mi | 130 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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