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 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 989 students
Hunter Huss High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
Hunter Huss High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Hunter Huss High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 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
Hunter Huss High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
12%
14%
Hunter Huss High School Black Students (1992-2013)
Black
37%
27%
Hunter Huss High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
48%
52%
Hunter Huss High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Hunter Huss High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Hunter Huss High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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
Hunter Huss 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.
67%
47%
Hunter Huss 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.
7%
7%
Hunter Huss High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

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 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,396 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,010 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 31% over four years.
School District Name Gaston County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
56
1
Number of Students Managed 32,641 1,330
Gaston County s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 73% 74%
Gaston County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $276 MM $19 MM
Gaston County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $296 MM $18 MM
Gaston County s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,396 $11,105
Gaston County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,010 $10,880
Gaston County s School District 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 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 Grades Students
  • GastoniaPleasant Ridge Elementary School
    937 South Miller St
    GastoniaNC 28052
    (704)866-6096
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 294 students                      
  • GastoniaSouthwest Middle School
    1 Rdrunner Dr
    GastoniaNC 28052
    (704)866-6290
    0.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 818 students                      
  • GastoniaLingerfeldt Elementary School
    1601 Madison St
    GastoniaNC 28052
    (704)866-6094
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 530 students                      
  • GastoniaForest Heights Elementary School
    1 Learning Place
    GastoniaNC 28052
    (704)866-6079
    1.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 418 students                      
  • GastoniaYork Chester Middle School
    601 South Clay St
    GastoniaNC 28052
    (704)866-6297
    1.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 372 students                      

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