Mitchell High School

2255 Herbert Akins Rd,

Bakersville, NC, 27526-9803

Tel: (828)688-2101
Grades: 9-12

565 students

Mitchell High School serves 565 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 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%.
Mitchell High School operates within the Mitchell County s School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 565 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 565 students
Mitchell High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 57% Male / 43%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Mitchell High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Mitchell High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 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 13:1 15:1
Mitchell High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Mitchell High School Asian (2000-2012)
Hispanic
6%
13%
Mitchell High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
n/a
27%
Mitchell High School Black (2001-2011)
White
92%
52%
Mitchell High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Mitchell High School Sch Ethnicity Mitchell 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 0.89
Mitchell 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%
Mitchell 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.
11%
8%
Mitchell High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,057 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Mitchell County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 2,057 1,682
Mitchell County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 68% 74%
Mitchell County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $23 MM $19 MM
Mitchell County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $25 MM $18 MM
Mitchell County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,480 $11,105
Mitchell County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,657 $10,880
Mitchell 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 Fuquay-varina High School (2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Holly Ridge Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Herbert Akins Rd Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Fuquay-varina Herbert Akins Rd Elementary School
    2255 Herbert Akins Rd
    Fuquay-varina , NC , 27526
    (919)567-4100
    0  mi  |  886  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Fuquay-varina Fuquay-varina High School
    201 Bengal Blvd
    Fuquay-varina , NC , 27526
    (919)557-2511
    2  mi  |  2022  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Fuquay-varina Ballentine Elementary School
    1651 Mclaurin Ln
    Fuquay-varina , NC , 27526
    (919)557-1120
    2  mi  |  657  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Holly Springs Holly Ridge Middle School
    950 Holly Springs Rd
    Holly Springs , NC , 27540
    (919)577-1335
    2.3  mi  |  1039  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Holly Springs Holly Springs High School
    950 Holly Springs Rd
    Holly Springs , NC , 27540
    (919)577-1444
    2.3  mi  |  2105  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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