New Hanover High School

New Hanover High School serves 1,611 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
New Hanover High School operates within the New Hanover County s School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 1611 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 99 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,611 students
New Hanover High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 99 teachers
New Hanover High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade New Hanover High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 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 16:1 14:1
New Hanover High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
New Hanover High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
7%
14%
New Hanover High School Black Students (1993-2013)
Black
37%
27%
New Hanover High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
51%
52%
New Hanover High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
New Hanover High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups New Hanover High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.60 0.45
New Hanover 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.
44%
47%
New Hanover 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%
New Hanover High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,853 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,668 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,207 is higher than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 37% over four years.
School District Name New Hanover County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
1
Number of Students Managed 25,853 1,330
New Hanover County s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 72% 74%
New Hanover County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $257 MM $19 MM
New Hanover County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $294 MM $18 MM
New Hanover County s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,668 $11,105
New Hanover County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,207 $10,880
New Hanover County s School District 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 Lakeside (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Williston Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gregory School Of Math, Science, And Tec (0.4 miles away)
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  • WilmingtonWilliston Middle School
    401 South 10th St
    WilmingtonNC 28401
    (910)815-6906
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    WilmingtonNC 28405
    (910)251-6175
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 491 students                      
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    813 Nixon St
    WilmingtonNC 28401
    (910)251-6150
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    2601 Princess Place Dr
    WilmingtonNC 28405
    (910)251-6011
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