Rocky Mount High School

Rocky Mount High School serves 1,223 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Rocky Mount High School operates within the Nash-rocky Mount s School District.
The school district's 71% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 1223 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,223 students
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than 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 17:1 14:1
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
4%
14%
Black
69%
27%
White
20%
52%
Two or more races
6%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.48 0.45
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.
56%
47%
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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 17,173 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Nash-rocky Mount s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
29
1
Number of Students Managed 17,173 1,330
Graduation Rate 71% 74%
District Total Revenue $157 MM $19 MM
District Spending $157 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,660 $11,105
District Spending / Student $8,670 $10,880
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 Nash Central High School (5.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is G R Edwards Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Williford Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Rocky MountRocky Mount Middle School
    308 South Tillery St
    Rocky MountNC 27801
    (919)807-3300
    0.1 mi | n/a students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Rocky MountG R Edwards Middle School
    720 Edwards St
    Rocky MountNC 27803
    (252)937-9025
    1 mi | 729 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Rocky MountWilliford Elementary School
    801 Williford St
    Rocky MountNC 27803
    (252)937-9030
    1.2 mi | 401 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Rocky MountO R Pope Elementary School
    226 Coleman Ave
    Rocky MountNC 27801
    (252)451-2885
    1.2 mi | 271 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Rocky MountJ W Parker Middle School
    1500 East Virginia St
    Rocky MountNC 27801
    (252)937-9060
    1.5 mi | 415 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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