North Mecklenburg High School

North Mecklenburg High School serves 1,589 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
North Mecklenburg High School operates within the Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 1589 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,589 students
North Mecklenburg High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 90 teachers
North Mecklenburg High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade North Mecklenburg High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 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 18:1 15:1
North Mecklenburg High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
2%
North Mecklenburg High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
12%
13%
North Mecklenburg High School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
58%
27%
North Mecklenburg High School Black (1988-2012)
White
23%
52%
North Mecklenburg High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups North Mecklenburg High School Sch Ethnicity North Mecklenburg 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.
0.60 0.89
North Mecklenburg 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.
46%
45%
North Mecklenburg 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.
8%
8%
North Mecklenburg High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 141,062 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
173
4
Number of Students Managed 141,062 1,206
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 69% 74%
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,699 MM n/a
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,620 MM n/a
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,581 $0
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,995 $0
Charlotte-mecklenburg 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 Lake Norman Charter (1.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is John M Alexander Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Legette Blythe Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Huntersville Legette Blythe Elementary School
    12202 Hambright Rd
    Huntersville , NC , 28078
    (980)343-5770
    0.3  mi  |  1062  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Huntersville John M Alexander Middle School
    12201 Hambright Rd
    Huntersville , NC , 28078
    (980)343-3830
    0.3  mi  |  847  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Huntersville Lake Norman Charter
    Charter School
    12820 South Church Stree
    Huntersville , NC , 28078
    (704)948-8600
    Charter School
    1.5  mi  |  1598  students  |  Gr.  5-12
  • Charlotte Hucks Road Elementary School
    4911 Hucks Rd
    Charlotte , NC , 28269
    (980)343-0370
    2.4  mi  |  758  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Huntersville Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Huntersville Elementary School
    200 Gilead Rd
    Huntersville , NC , 28078
    (980)343-3835
    2.7  mi  |  787  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended June 03, 2014 - I am a sophomore in the IB program, and I love it here! This school is what you make of it, and you have to put in hard work to get back satisfying results. - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended July 23, 2011 - The students at this school are a joke. All they want to do is slide by with a D or C and hang out with their friends, skip class, and sell things to eachother. It starts as simple candy sales. Buy packs of candy fro a local Walmart and sell them to students. But othes sell illegal drugs on cmpus! The teachers are joke. Some spend 25% of the classtime actually teaching while the rest of the time s devoted to talking o a movie everyday! Especially one teacher, Mrs. Vicky Armstrong. She is a racist teacher who spent all day talking. If one student had their phone out, if they're back, they get a warning to ut it away. But if she didnt like them, she confiscated it the first time with no warning! She even allowed one of her students to talk on the phone and have a conversation right in the middle of class! She spends all of her time sitting behind a desk. Her Level 2 class makes the lesson for Level 1 while she sits back and do nothing. She lets students who are not in her class walk in and spend time they should be in their own clsses learning! It is a wonder why he is still working at school for such conduct. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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