Southwest Edgecombe High School

5912 Nc 43 North,

Pinetops, NC, 27864-9704

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

908 students

Southwest Edgecombe High School serves 908 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Southwest 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 908 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 908 students
Southwest Edgecombe High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Southwest Edgecombe High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Southwest Edgecombe 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 0.57 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
Southwest Edgecombe High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
4%
13%
Southwest Edgecombe High School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
50%
27%
Southwest Edgecombe High School Black (1988-2012)
White
43%
52%
Southwest Edgecombe High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Southwest Edgecombe High School Sch Ethnicity Southwest 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.
0.57 0.64
Southwest 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.
55%
45%
Southwest 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%
Southwest 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 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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