Parkland High School

Parkland High School serves 1,277 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Parkland High School operates within the Forsyth County s School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 1277 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,277 students
Parkland High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 84 teachers
Parkland High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Parkland High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 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 15:1 14:1
Parkland High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Parkland High School Asian (1989-2013)
Hispanic
31%
14%
Parkland High School Hispanic (1995-2013)
Black
47%
27%
Parkland High School Black (1988-2013)
White
16%
52%
Parkland High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
5%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Parkland High School Sch Ethnicity Parkland 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.
0.66 0.45
Parkland High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
66%
47%
Parkland High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
6%
7%
Parkland High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 56,917 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Forsyth County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
82
1
Number of Students Managed 56,917 1,330
Forsyth County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 78% 74%
Forsyth County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $573 MM $19 MM
District Spending $567 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,838 $11,105
Forsyth County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,722 $10,880
Forsyth County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Main Street Academy (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Philo-hill Magnet Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Konnoak Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Winston SalemPhilo-hill Magnet Academy
    410 Haverhill St
    Winston SalemNC 27127
    (336)703-4165
    0.6 mi | 497 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Winston SalemKonnoak Elementary School
    3200 Renon Rd
    Winston SalemNC 27127
    (336)703-4163
    0.7 mi | 708 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Winston SalemGriffith Elementary School
    1385 West Clemmonsville Rd
    Winston SalemNC 27127
    (336)771-4544
    1.1 mi | 557 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Winston SalemMain Street Academy
    Alternative School
    2700 South Main St
    Winston SalemNC 27127
    (336)771-4580
    Alternative School

    1.2 mi | 27 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • Winston SalemEarly College Of Forsyth Count High School
    2100 Silas Creek Prky
    Winston SalemNC 27103
    (336)757-3290
    1.2 mi | 231 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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