Pender High School

5380 Nc Hwy 53 West

Burgaw, NC 28425-9616

Tel: (910)259-0162
Grades: 9-12

645 students

Pender High School serves 645 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% 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 645 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 645 students
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Students by Grade Pender High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Hispanic
10%
13%
Black
37%
27%
White
48%
52%
All Ethnic Groups Pender High School Sch Ethnicity Pender 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.
0.63 0.44
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.
59%
45%
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.
8%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,551 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Pender County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
4
Number of Students Managed 8,551 1,682
Pender County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 79% 74%
Pender County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $81 MM $19 MM
Pender County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $88 MM $18 MM
Pender County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,801 $11,105
Pender County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,668 $10,880
Pender County s School 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 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 Students Grades
  • BurgawMalpass Corner Elementary School
    4992 Malpass Corner Rd
    BurgawNC 28425
    (910)283-5889
    3.6 mi | 480 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BurgawBurgaw Elementary School
    400 North Wright St
    BurgawNC 28425
    (910)259-0145
    4.9 mi | 516 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BurgawBurgaw Middle School
    500 South Wright St
    BurgawNC 28425
    (910)259-0149
    5 mi | 249 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BurgawPender Early College High School
    100 East Industrial Dr
    BurgawNC 28425
    (910)259-7178
    5.1 mi | 207 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BurgawWest Pender Middle School
    10750 Nc Hwy 53 West
    BurgawNC 28425
    (910)283-5626
    5.9 mi | 217 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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Did You Know?
Pender County, 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 0.44, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.44. The most diverse school district in Pender County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.