Lucy Ragsdale High School

602 High Point Rd,

Jamestown, NC, 27282-9606

Tel: (336)819-2960
Grades: 9-12

1,341 students

Lucy Ragsdale High School serves 1,341 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Lucy Ragsdale High School operates within the Guilford County s School District.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 1341 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,341 students
Lucy Ragsdale High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
Lucy Ragsdale High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lucy Ragsdale 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 0.70 is more 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
Lucy Ragsdale High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
11%
2%
Lucy Ragsdale High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
6%
13%
Lucy Ragsdale High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
37%
27%
Lucy Ragsdale High School Black (1988-2012)
White
39%
52%
Lucy Ragsdale High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lucy Ragsdale High School Sch Ethnicity Lucy Ragsdale 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.
0.70 0.64
Lucy Ragsdale 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.
39%
45%
Lucy Ragsdale 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.
6%
8%
Lucy Ragsdale High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 78,021 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Guilford County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
121
4
Number of Students Managed 78,021 1,593
Guilford County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 80% 74%
Guilford County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $746 MM $19 MM
Guilford County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $768 MM $18 MM
Guilford County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,224 $11,105
Guilford County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,521 $10,880
Guilford 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 Gtcc Middle College High School (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Jamestown Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Millis Road Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Jamestown Jamestown Middle School
    4401 Vickery Church Rd
    Jamestown , NC , 27282
    (336)819-2100
    0.2  mi  |  1128  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Jamestown Gtcc Middle College High School
    601 High Point Rd
    Jamestown , NC , 27282
    (336)819-2957
    0.3  mi  |  138  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Jamestown Millis Road Elementary School
    4310 Millis Rd
    Jamestown , NC , 27282
    (336)819-2125
    0.3  mi  |  519  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Jamestown Haynes- Inman Education Center
    Special Education School
    200 Haynes Rd
    Jamestown , NC , 27282
    (336)881-7170
    Special Education School
    0.8  mi  |  113  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Jamestown The College Preparatory And Leadership Academy
    Charter School
    306 Guilford Rd
    Jamestown , NC , 27282
    (919)807-3300
    Charter School
    1.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-4

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