New Hanover High School

1307 Market St,

Wilmington, NC, 28401-4331

Tel: (910)251-6100
Grades: 9-12

1,554 students

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
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 104 teachers
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 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
15:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
7%
13%
Black
35%
27%
White
52%
52%
Unknown
5%
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.61
0.64
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 24,359 students has grown by 0% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name New Hanover County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
40
4
Number of Students Managed 24,359
1,593
Graduation Rate 72
74%
District Total Revenue $257 MM
n/a
District Spending $294 MM
n/a
District Revenue / Student $10,668
$0
District Spending / Student $12,207
$0
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (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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