Hunter Huss High School

Hunter Huss High School serves 989 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Hunter Huss High School operates within the Gaston County s School District.
The school district's 73% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 989 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 989 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
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 0.62 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 16:1 14:1
Hispanic
12%
14%
Black
37%
27%
White
48%
52%
Two or more races
3%
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.
0.62 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.
67%
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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 32,641 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Gaston County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
56
1
Number of Students Managed 32,641 1,330
Graduation Rate 73% 74%
District Total Revenue $276 MM $19 MM
District Spending $296 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,396 $11,105
District Spending / Student $9,010 $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 Webb St (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Southwest Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pleasant Ridge Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • GastoniaPleasant Ridge Elementary School
    937 South Miller St
    GastoniaNC 28052
    (704)866-6096
    0.5 mi | 294 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GastoniaSouthwest Middle School
    1 Rdrunner Dr
    GastoniaNC 28052
    (704)866-6290
    0.7 mi | 818 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • GastoniaLingerfeldt Elementary School
    1601 Madison St
    GastoniaNC 28052
    (704)866-6094
    0.8 mi | 530 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GastoniaForest Heights Elementary School
    1 Learning Place
    GastoniaNC 28052
    (704)866-6079
    1.2 mi | 418 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GastoniaYork Chester Middle School
    601 South Clay St
    GastoniaNC 28052
    (704)866-6297
    1.3 mi | 372 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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