North Gaston High School

North Gaston High School serves 1,064 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
North Gaston 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 1064 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,064 students
North Gaston High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
North Gaston High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade North Gaston High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less 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 18:1 14:1
North Gaston High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
7%
14%
North Gaston High School Black Students (1996-2013)
Black
16%
27%
North Gaston High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
74%
52%
North Gaston High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
North Gaston High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups North Gaston 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.
0.43 0.45
North Gaston 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.
48%
47%
North Gaston 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.
9%
7%
North Gaston 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 Gaston Regional Detention Center (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Friday Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Carr Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DallasFriday Middle School
    1221 Ratchford Dr
    DallasNC 28034
    (704)922-5297
    0.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 660 students                      
  • DallasCarr Elementary School
    307 South Pine St
    DallasNC 28034
    (704)922-3636
    1.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 700 students                      
  • DallasGaston Regional Detention Center
    135 Camp Sertoma Rd
    DallasNC 28034
    (704)922-7832
    2.1 mi | Gr. Inquire with school | n/a students                      
  • DallasCostner Elementary School
    353 Old 277 Loop Hwy
    DallasNC 28034
    (704)922-3522
    2.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 615 students                      
  • GastoniaBrookside Elementary School
    1925 Auten Rd
    GastoniaNC 28054
    (704)866-6283
    3.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 512 students                      

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