Pender High School

5380 Nc Hwy 53 West

Burgaw, NC 28425-9616

Grades: 9-12

636 students

Pender High School serves 636 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Pender High School operates within the Pender County s School District.
The school district's 79% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 636 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 636 students
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 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
Hispanic
12%
14%
Black
37%
27%
White
49%
52%
Two or more races
2%
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.
0.61 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.
63%
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.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,761 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,801 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 30% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,668 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 45% over four years.
School District Name Pender County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
1
Number of Students Managed 8,761 1,330
Graduation Rate 79% 74%
District Total Revenue $81 MM $19 MM
District Spending $88 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,801 $11,105
District Spending / Student $10,668 $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 Pender Early College High School (5.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Burgaw Middle School (5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Malpass Corner Elementary School (3.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BurgawMalpass Corner Elementary School
    4992 Malpass Corner Rd
    BurgawNC 28425
    (910)283-5889
    3.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 452 students                      
  • BurgawBurgaw Elementary School
    400 North Wright St
    BurgawNC 28425
    (910)259-0145
    4.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 511 students                      
  • BurgawBurgaw Middle School
    500 South Wright St
    BurgawNC 28425
    (910)259-0149
    5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 245 students                      
  • BurgawPender Early College High School
    100 East Industrial Dr
    BurgawNC 28425
    (910)362-7925
    5.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 211 students                      
  • BurgawWest Pender Middle School
    10750 Nc Hwy 53 West
    BurgawNC 28425
    (910)283-5626
    5.9 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 219 students                      

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