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
Gender % 57% Male / 43%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Mitchell High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
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 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Hispanic
6%
13%
White
92%
52%
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 0.44
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%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,720 students has grown by 26% 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 2,720 1,682
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: 2013 (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-varinaHerbert Akins Rd Elementary School
    2255 Herbert Akins Rd
    Fuquay-varinaNC 27526
    (919)567-4100
    0 mi | 886 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Fuquay-varinaFuquay-varina High School
    201 Bengal Blvd
    Fuquay-varinaNC 27526
    (919)557-2511
    2 mi | 2022 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Fuquay-varinaBallentine Elementary School
    1651 Mclaurin Ln
    Fuquay-varinaNC 27526
    (919)557-1120
    2 mi | 657 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Holly SpringsHolly Springs High School
    950 Holly Springs Rd
    Holly SpringsNC 27540
    (919)577-1444
    2.3 mi | 2105 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Holly SpringsHolly Ridge Middle School
    950 Holly Springs Rd
    Holly SpringsNC 27540
    (919)577-1335
    2.3 mi | 1039 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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Did You Know?
North Carolina 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 0.44, which is higher than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in North Carolina is Lexington City Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.