New Hanover High School

New Hanover High School serves 1,554 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to 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 1554 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 104 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,554 students
New Hanover High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 104 teachers
New Hanover High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade New Hanover High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.89. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
New Hanover High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
New Hanover High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
7%
13%
New Hanover High School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
35%
27%
New Hanover High School Black (1988-2012)
White
52%
52%
New Hanover High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups New Hanover High School Sch Ethnicity New Hanover 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.
0.61 0.89
New Hanover High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
43%
45%
New Hanover High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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%
New Hanover High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 24,695 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name New Hanover County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
40
4
Number of Students Managed 24,695 1,206
New Hanover County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 72% 74%
New Hanover County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $257 MM n/a
New Hanover County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $294 MM n/a
New Hanover County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,668 $0
New Hanover County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,207 $0
New Hanover County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Lakeside (1.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Williston Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gregory Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Wilmington Gregory Elementary School
    Magnet School
    319 South 10th St
    Wilmington , NC , 28401
    (910)251-6185
    Magnet School
    0.4  mi  |  370  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Wilmington Williston Middle School
    401 South 10th St
    Wilmington , NC , 28401
    (910)815-6906
    0.5  mi  |  803  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Wilmington Annie H Snipes Elementary School
    2150 Chestnut St
    Wilmington , NC , 28405
    (910)251-6175
    0.7  mi  |  569  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Wilmington D.c. Virgo Preparatory Academy
    813 Nixon St
    Wilmington , NC , 28401
    (919)807-3300
    1.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  6
  • Wilmington Rachel Freeman Elementary School
    2601 Princess Place Dr
    Wilmington , NC , 28405
    (910)251-6011
    1.2  mi  |  317  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Did You Know?
Wilmington, 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 0.13, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in Wilmington is College Park Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.