Tuscola High School

564 Tuscola School Rd

Waynesville, NC 28786-9001

Grades: 9-12

1,022 students

Tuscola High School serves 1,022 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Tuscola High School operates within the Haywood County s School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 1022 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has declined by 24% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,022 students
Tuscola High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
Tuscola High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Tuscola High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 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 15:1 14:1
Tuscola High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
5%
14%
Tuscola High School Black Students (1992-2013)
Black
1%
27%
Tuscola High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
92%
52%
Tuscola High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Tuscola High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Tuscola 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.
0.15 0.45
Tuscola 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.
33%
47%
Tuscola 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.
6%
7%
Tuscola High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,616 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,603 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,512 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 21% over four years.
School District Name Haywood County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
1
Number of Students Managed 7,616 1,330
Haywood County s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 76% 74%
Haywood County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $77 MM $19 MM
Haywood County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $76 MM $18 MM
Haywood County s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,603 $11,105
Haywood County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,512 $10,880
Haywood 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 Haywood Early College High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Waynesville Middle School (4.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Junaluska Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ClydeHaywood Early College High School
    185 Freedlander Dr
    ClydeNC 28721
    (828)565-4000
    1.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 143 students                      
  • WaynesvilleJunaluska Elementary School
    2238 Asheville Rd
    WaynesvilleNC 28786
    (828)456-2407
    1.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 344 students                      
  • ClydeCentral Haywood High School
    Alternative School
    3215 Broad St
    ClydeNC 28721
    (828)627-9944
    Alternative School

    2.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 73 students                      
  • ClydeClyde Elementary School
    4182 Old Clyde Rd
    ClydeNC 28721
    (828)627-2206
    3.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 476 students                      
  • WaynesvilleCentral Elementary School
    62 Joy Ln
    WaynesvilleNC 28786
    (828)456-2405
    3.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 272 students                      

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