West Lincoln High School

Grades: 9-12

956 students

West Lincoln High School serves 956 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
West Lincoln High School operates within the Lincoln County s School District.
The school district's 85% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 956 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 956 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 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 17:1 14:1
Hispanic
9%
14%
Black
2%
27%
White
89%
52%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.20 0.45
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.
41%
47%
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.
8%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,820 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Lincoln County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
1
Number of Students Managed 11,820 1,330
Graduation Rate 85% 74%
District Total Revenue $102 MM $19 MM
District Spending $111 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,287 $11,105
District Spending / Student $8,950 $10,880
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 Lincoln Charter School (5.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Lincoln Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Union Elementary School (2.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • LincolntonWest Lincoln Middle School
    260 Shoal Rd
    LincolntonNC 28092
    (704)276-1760
    0.2 mi | 656 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ValeUnion Elementary School
    4875 Reepsville Rd
    ValeNC 28168
    (704)276-1493
    2.5 mi | 276 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ValeNorth Brook Elementary School
    642 Hwy 274
    ValeNC 28168
    (704)276-2479
    3.7 mi | 433 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LincolntonChilders Elementary School
    2595 Rock Dam Rd
    LincolntonNC 28092
    (704)736-9610
    4.1 mi | 461 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DenverLincoln Charter School
    Charter School
    1 Negative Reviews
    7834 Galway Ln
    DenverNC 28037
    (704)483-6611
    Charter School

    5.8 mi | 1546 students | Gr. KG-12                      

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