Salisbury High School

Salisbury High School serves 889 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Salisbury High School operates within the Rowan-salisbury s School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 889 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 889 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 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 14:1 14:1
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
15%
14%
Black
47%
27%
White
34%
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.
0.65 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.
58%
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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 20,087 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,434 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,017 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 27% over four years.
School District Name Rowan-salisbury s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
1
Number of Students Managed 20,087 1,330
Graduation Rate 76% 74%
District Total Revenue $199 MM $19 MM
District Spending $191 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,434 $11,105
District Spending / Student $9,017 $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 Henderson High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Knox Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Overton Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SalisburyKnox Middle School
    1625 Park Rd West
    SalisburyNC 28144
    (704)633-2922
    1.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 576 students                      
  • SalisburyHenderson High School
    Alternative School
    1215 North Main St
    SalisburyNC 28144
    (704)639-3134
    Alternative School

    1.8 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 44 students                      
  • SalisburyOverton Elementary School
    1825 Park Rd West
    SalisburyNC 28144
    (704)639-3000
    1.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 418 students                      
  • SalisburyKoontz Elementary School
    685 East Ritchie Rd
    SalisburyNC 28146
    (704)216-0273
    2.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 553 students                      
  • SalisburyIsenberg Elementary School
    2800 Jake Alexander Blvd North
    SalisburyNC 28147
    (704)639-3009
    2.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 401 students                      

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