Triton High School

Triton High School serves 1,372 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Triton High School operates within the Harnett 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 1372 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,372 students
Triton High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 84 teachers
Triton High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Triton 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 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.89. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Triton High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Triton High School Asian (1991-2008)
Hispanic
11%
13%
Triton High School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
31%
27%
Triton High School Black (1988-2012)
White
53%
52%
Triton High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Triton High School Sch Ethnicity Triton 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.
0.61 0.89
Triton 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.
48%
45%
Triton 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.
7%
8%
Triton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,672 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Harnett County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
4
Number of Students Managed 19,672 1,682
Harnett County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 73% 74%
Harnett County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $191 MM $19 MM
District Spending $177 MM $18 MM
Harnett County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,080 $11,105
Harnett County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,333 $10,880
Harnett 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 Star Academy (9.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Coats-erwin Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gentry Primary (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Erwin Gentry Primary
    114 Porter Dr
    Erwin , NC , 28339
    (910)897-5711
    0.3  mi  |  253  students  |  Gr.  KG-2
  • Erwin Erwin Elementary School
    301 South 10th St
    Erwin , NC , 28339
    (910)897-7178
    0.7  mi  |  301  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Dunn Coats-erwin Middle School
    2833 Nc Hwy 55e
    Dunn , NC , 28334
    (910)230-0300
    2.2  mi  |  625  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Dunn Wayne Avenue Elementary School
    910 West Harnett St
    Dunn , NC , 28334
    (910)892-1059
    3.3  mi  |  296  students  |  Gr.  4-5
  • Dunn Harnett Primary
    800 West Harnett St
    Dunn , NC , 28334
    (910)892-0126
    3.4  mi  |  574  students  |  Gr.  KG-3

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Did You Know?
Harnett County, NC public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.57, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.89. The most diverse school district in Harnett County is Harnett County Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.