Mount Airy High School

Mount Airy High School serves 571 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Mount Airy High School operates within the Mount Airy City s School District.
The school district's 73% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 571 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 571 students
Mount Airy High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Mount Airy High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is equal to the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Mount Airy High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Mount Airy High School Asian (1989-2013)
Hispanic
12%
14%
Mount Airy High School Hispanic (1995-2013)
Black
13%
27%
Mount Airy High School Black (1988-2013)
White
72%
52%
Mount Airy High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Mount Airy High School Sch Ethnicity Mount Airy 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.
0.45 0.45
Mount Airy 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.
34%
47%
Mount Airy High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
4%
7%
Mount Airy High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,743 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Mount Airy City s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 1,743 1,682
Mount Airy City s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 73% 74%
District Total Revenue $18 MM $19 MM
District Spending $18 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,851 $11,105
Mount Airy City s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,473 $10,880
Mount Airy City 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 North Surry High School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mount Airy Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Millennium Charter Academy (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Mount AiryMillennium Charter Academy
    Charter School
    500 Old Springs Rd
    Mount AiryNC 27030
    (336)789-7570
    Charter School

    1.1 mi | 487 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • Mount AiryBruce H Tharrington Elementary School
    315 Culbert St
    Mount AiryNC 27030
    (336)789-9046
    1.6 mi | 409 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • Mount AiryFranklin Elementary School
    519 South Franklin Rd
    Mount AiryNC 27030
    (336)786-2459
    1.7 mi | 529 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Mount AiryMount Airy Middle School
    249 Hamburg St
    Mount AiryNC 27030
    (336)789-9021
    1.8 mi | 410 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Mount AiryJones Elementary School
    2170 Riverside Dr
    Mount AiryNC 27030
    (336)786-4131
    1.9 mi | 353 students | Gr. 3-5                      

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