Rocky Mount High School

Rocky Mount High School serves 1,167 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
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 1167 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,167 students
Rocky Mount High School Total Students (1993-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
Rocky Mount High School Total Classroom Teachers (1993-2012)
Students by Grade Rocky Mount High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less 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 16:1 15:1
Rocky Mount High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1993-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
Rocky Mount High School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
3%
13%
Rocky Mount High School Hispanic (2002-2012)
Black
67%
27%
Rocky Mount High School Black (1993-2012)
White
20%
52%
Rocky Mount High School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Rocky Mount High School Sch Ethnicity Rocky Mount 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.
0.51 0.64
Rocky Mount High School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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.
54%
45%
Rocky Mount High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2012)
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.
5%
8%
Rocky Mount High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 17,468 students has stayed relatively flat 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
27
4
Number of Students Managed 17,468 1,593
Graduation Rate 71% 74%
Nash-rocky Mount s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $157 MM $19 MM
Nash-rocky Mount s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $157 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,660 $11,105
Nash-rocky Mount s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,670 $10,880
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 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 Mount G R Edwards Middle School
    720 Edwards St
    Rocky Mount , NC , 27803
    (252)977-3328
    1  mi  |  738  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Rocky Mount Williford Elementary School
    801 Williford St
    Rocky Mount , NC , 27803
    (252)446-5113
    1.2  mi  |  423  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Rocky Mount O R Pope Elementary School
    226 Coleman Ave
    Rocky Mount , NC , 27801
    (252)977-3487
    1.2  mi  |  283  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Rocky Mount J W Parker Middle School
    1500 East Virginia St
    Rocky Mount , NC , 27801
    (252)977-3486
    1.5  mi  |  422  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Rocky Mount D S Johnson Elementary School
    600 Fairview Rd
    Rocky Mount , NC , 27801
    (252)977-3485
    1.8  mi  |  664  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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