West Stanly High School

West Stanly High School serves 874 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
West Stanly High School operates within the Stanly County s School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is equal to the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 874 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 874 students
West Stanly High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
West Stanly High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade West Stanly High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 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 16:1 15:1
West Stanly High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
West Stanly High School Asian (2002-2012)
Hispanic
7%
13%
West Stanly High School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
2%
27%
West Stanly High School Black (1988-2012)
White
88%
52%
West Stanly High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups West Stanly High School Sch Ethnicity West Stanly 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.
0.22 0.89
West Stanly High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
25%
45%
West Stanly High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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%
West Stanly High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,073 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Stanly County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
4
Number of Students Managed 9,073 1,682
Stanly County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 74% 74%
Stanly County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $88 MM $19 MM
Stanly County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $87 MM $18 MM
Stanly County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,096 $11,105
Stanly County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,001 $10,880
Stanly County 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 Stanly Early College High School (8.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Running Creek Elementary School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oakboro Elementary School (2.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Locust Running Creek Elementary School
    339 Running Creek Church Rd
    Locust , NC , 28097
    (704)485-8030
    2  mi  |  502  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Oakboro Oakboro Elementary School
    1244 North Main St
    Oakboro , NC , 28129
    (704)485-3541
    2.1  mi  |  442  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Locust Ridgecrest Elementary School
    24791 Millingport Rd
    Locust , NC , 28097
    (704)485-3825
    3.7  mi  |  211  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Locust Locust Elementary School
    103 School Rd
    Locust , NC , 28097
    (704)888-5921
    4  mi  |  363  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Albemarle Endy Elementary School
    27670 Betty Rd
    Albemarle , NC , 28001
    (704)982-5193
    4.7  mi  |  339  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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Did You Know?
Stanly 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 0.40, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.89. The most diverse school district in Stanly County is Gray Stone Day School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.