Tuscola High School

564 Tuscola School Rd

Waynesville, NC 28786-9001

Tel: (828)456-2408
Grades: 9-12

1,020 students

Tuscola High School serves 1,020 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
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 1020 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,020 students
Tuscola High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Tuscola High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Tuscola High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Tuscola High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Tuscola High School American Indian (2003-2012)
Asian
n/a
2%
Tuscola High School Asian (1993-2008)
Hispanic
3%
13%
Tuscola High School Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
1%
27%
Tuscola High School Black (1988-2012)
White
92%
52%
Tuscola High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Tuscola High School Sch Ethnicity Tuscola 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.
0.15 0.44
Tuscola 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.
33%
45%
Tuscola 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%
Tuscola High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,705 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 92% over five years.
School District Name Haywood County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
4
Number of Students Managed 7,705 1,682
Haywood County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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 Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $76 MM $18 MM
Haywood County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,603 $11,105
Haywood County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,512 $10,880
Haywood 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 Haywood Early Colleg 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 Students Grades
  • ClydeHaywood Early Colleg High School
    185 Freedlander Dr
    ClydeNC 28721
    (828)565-4000
    1.4 mi | 122 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • WaynesvilleJunaluska Elementary School
    2238 Asheville Hwy
    WaynesvilleNC 28786
    (828)456-2407
    1.4 mi | 349 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ClydeCentral Haywood High School
    Alternative School
    8437 Carolina Blvd 3215 B
    ClydeNC 28721
    (828)627-8308
    Alternative School

    2.4 mi | 100 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ClydeClyde Elementary School
    4182 Old Clyde Rd
    ClydeNC 28721
    (828)627-2206
    3.2 mi | 471 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • WaynesvilleCentral Elementary School
    62 Joy Ln
    WaynesvilleNC 28786
    (828)456-2405
    3.4 mi | 294 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Did You Know?
Haywood 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 0.00, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.44. The most diverse school district in Haywood County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.