West Montgomery High School

Tel: (910)439-6191
Grades: 9-12

565 students

West Montgomery High School serves 565 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
West 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 565 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 565 students
West Montgomery High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Students by Grade West 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 0.55 is more 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 14:1 15:1
Asian
2%
2%
Hispanic
5%
13%
Black
29%
27%
White
61%
52%
All Ethnic Groups West Montgomery High School Sch Ethnicity West 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.
0.55 0.44
West Montgomery High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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%
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%

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 1,682
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Montgomery Learning Academy (5.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Middle School (4.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montgomery Learning Academy (5.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Mount GileadWest Middle School
    129 Nc Hwy 109s
    Mount GileadNC 27306
    (910)572-9378
    4.8 mi | 505 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • TroyMontgomery Learning Academy
    Alternative School
    310 South Main
    TroyNC 27371
    (910)572-1100
    Alternative School

    5.6 mi | 50 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • TroyTroy Elementary School
    310 North Russell St
    TroyNC 27371
    (910)576-3651
    6 mi | 247 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • Mount GileadMount Gilead Elementary School
    100 School St
    Mount GileadNC 27306
    (910)439-5411
    6 mi | 365 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • TroyPage Street Elementary School
    897 Page St
    TroyNC 27371
    (910)576-1307
    6.8 mi | 303 students | Gr. 1-5                      

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Did You Know?
Montgomery County, NC 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 0.54, which is higher than the North Carolina average of 0.44. The most diverse school district in Montgomery County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.