West Lincoln High School

Tel: (704)276-1402
Grades: 9-12

970 students

West Lincoln High School serves 970 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
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 970 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 970 students
West Lincoln High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
West Lincoln High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade West Lincoln High School 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 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
West Lincoln High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
West Lincoln High School Asian (2000-2010)
Hispanic
8%
13%
West Lincoln High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
1%
27%
West Lincoln High School Black (1988-2012)
White
89%
52%
West Lincoln High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups West Lincoln High School Sch Ethnicity West Lincoln 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.
0.20 0.64
West Lincoln 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.
41%
45%
West Lincoln 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%
West Lincoln High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,979 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Lincoln County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
4
Number of Students Managed 11,979 1,593
Lincoln County s School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 85% 74%
District Total Revenue $102 MM $19 MM
District Spending $111 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $216,444 $11,105
District Spending / Student $233,763 $10,880
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 Lincoln Charter (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
  • Lincolnton West Lincoln Middle School
    260 Shoal Rd
    Lincolnton , NC , 28092
    (704)276-1760
    0.2  mi  |  686  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Vale Union Elementary School
    4875 Reepsville Rd
    Vale , NC , 28168
    (704)276-1493
    2.5  mi  |  285  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Vale North Brook Elementary School
    642 Hwy 274
    Vale , NC , 28168
    (704)276-2479
    3.7  mi  |  438  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Lincolnton Norris S Childers Elementary School
    2595 Rock Dam Rd
    Lincolnton , NC , 28092
    (704)736-9610
    4.1  mi  |  499  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lincolnton Lincoln Charter
    Charter School
    133 Eagles Nest Rd
    Lincolnton , NC , 28092
    (704)736-9888
    Charter School
    5.8  mi  |  1388  students  |  Gr.  KG-12

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