East Rutherford High School

Tel: (828)245-6424
Grades: 9-12

763 students

East Rutherford High School serves 763 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
East Rutherford High School operates within the Rutherford County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 763 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 763 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 49 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 0.49 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
n/a
2%
Hispanic
5%
13%
Black
17%
27%
White
69%
52%
Unknown
9%
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. 0.49
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. 53%
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.
7%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,089 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Rutherford County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
n/a
Number of Students Managed 9,089
n/a
Graduation Rate n/a
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
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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 Rutherford Opportunity Center (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Rutherford Opportunity Center (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Forrest W Hunt Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • Recommended May 03, 2011 - Although there are some benefits to East Rutherford High School such as the ROPE award there are more negatives to this school than anything. For one, almost every staff in this school, with the exception of Shawn Parker and Melisa Greene, pick favorites in students. Leaving the students who aren't picked as a favorite hanging. My time at East Rutherford was filled with hate because the teachers did not seem to care about the students who did not have a personal relationship with the teachers. Also in my time there the students who were deemed a favorite got away with a lot. I was told that last year a young lady who cheated throughout high school was given many scholarships. A lot of the senior class was outraged. Allowing such a dishonest girl get away with cheating for so long and then to give her scholarships that someone else definitely deserved. I have a lot more negatives I could say about this school, but frankly I'm tired of thinking back on how bad of a school East High really is. They need to work on their staff. I will most definitely not be allowing my children to attend this school - Posted by Student/Alumni

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