East Montgomery High School

157 Eagle Ln,

Biscoe, NC, 27209-9729

Tel: (910)428-9641
Grades: 9-12

590 students

East Montgomery High School serves 590 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
East Montgomery High School operates within the Montgomery County s School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 590 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 590 students
East Montgomery High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
East Montgomery High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade East Montgomery High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more 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 14:1 15:1
East Montgomery High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
East Montgomery High School Asian (2002-2012)
Hispanic
40%
13%
East Montgomery High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
17%
27%
East Montgomery High School Black (1988-2012)
White
40%
52%
East Montgomery High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups East Montgomery High School Sch Ethnicity East Montgomery 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.
0.66 0.64
East Montgomery 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.
63%
45%
East Montgomery 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.
9%
8%
East Montgomery High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,295 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Montgomery County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
4
Number of Students Managed 4,295 1,593
Graduation Rate 75% 74%
Montgomery County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $46 MM $19 MM
Montgomery County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $45 MM $18 MM
Montgomery County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,012 $11,105
Montgomery County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,934 $10,880
Montgomery 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 Montgomery Learning Academy (6.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is East Middle School (5.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Green Ridge Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Biscoe Green Ridge Elementary School
    129 Mccaskill Rd
    Biscoe , NC , 27209
    (252)830-4200
    0.4  mi  |  564  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Candor Candor Elementary School
    414 South Main
    Candor , NC , 27229
    (910)974-4582
    3.7  mi  |  301  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Star Star-biscoe Elementary School
    302 South Main St
    Star , NC , 27356
    (910)428-4333
    4.2  mi  |  275  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Biscoe East Middle School
    1834 South Us 220 Alt Hwy
    Biscoe , NC , 27209
    (910)428-3278
    5.2  mi  |  530  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Troy Page Street Elementary School
    897 Page St
    Troy , NC , 27371
    (910)576-1307
    5.9  mi  |  303  students  |  Gr.  1-5

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