Salisbury High School

Salisbury High School serves 875 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% 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 875 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 875 students
Salisbury High School Total Students (1990-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Salisbury High School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Salisbury High School 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 0.66 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 14:1 15:1
Salisbury High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
Salisbury High School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
13%
13%
Salisbury High School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
47%
27%
Salisbury High School Black (1990-2012)
White
33%
52%
Salisbury High School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Salisbury High School Sch Ethnicity Salisbury 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.
0.66 0.89
Salisbury High School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
55%
45%
Salisbury High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
8%
8%
Salisbury High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 20,330 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Rowan-salisbury s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
4
Number of Students Managed 20,330 1,682
Rowan-salisbury s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 76% 74%
Rowan-salisbury s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $199 MM $19 MM
Rowan-salisbury s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $191 MM $18 MM
Rowan-salisbury s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,434 $11,105
Rowan-salisbury s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,017 $10,880
Rowan-salisbury 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 Henderson Independent High School (1.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Knox Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Carroll T Overton Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Salisbury Knox Middle School
    1625 Park Rd West
    Salisbury , NC , 28144
    (704)633-2922
    1.5  mi  |  576  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Salisbury Henderson Independent High School
    Alternative School
    1215 North Main St
    Salisbury , NC , 28144
    (704)639-3103
    Alternative School
    1.8  mi  |  50  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Salisbury Carroll T Overton Elementary School
    1825 Park Rd West
    Salisbury , NC , 28144
    (704)639-3000
    1.8  mi  |  437  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Salisbury Elizabeth Duncan Koo Elementary School
    485 East Ritchie Rd
    Salisbury , NC , 28146
    (704)216-0273
    2.5  mi  |  570  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Salisbury H D Isenberg Elementary School
    2800 Jake Alexander Blvd North
    Salisbury , NC , 28147
    (704)639-3009
    2.9  mi  |  389  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Did You Know?
Salisbury, 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 0.24, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in Salisbury is Beaver Run School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.