West Stanly High School

West Stanly High School serves 871 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
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 871 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 871 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less 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 17:1 14:1
Hispanic
8%
14%
Black
3%
27%
White
88%
52%
Two or more races
1%
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.
0.22 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.
28%
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.
8%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,250 students has stayed relatively flat 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
1
Number of Students Managed 9,250 1,330
Graduation Rate 74% 74%
District Total Revenue $88 MM $19 MM
District Spending $87 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,096 $11,105
District Spending / Student $9,001 $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 Stanly Early College High School (8.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Stanly Middle School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oakboro Elementary School (2.1 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • LocustWest Stanly Middle School
    339 Running Creek Church Rd
    LocustNC 28097
    (704)961-3600
    2 mi | 741 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • OakboroOakboro Elementary School
    1244 North Main St
    OakboroNC 28129
    (704)961-4700
    2.1 mi | 359 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LocustRidgecrest Elementary School
    24791 Millingport Rd
    LocustNC 28097
    (704)485-3825
    3.7 mi | 211 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • LocustLocust Elementary School
    103 School Rd
    LocustNC 28097
    (704)961-5500
    4 mi | 412 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • AlbemarleEndy Elementary School
    27670 Betty Rd
    AlbemarleNC 28001
    (704)961-3300
    4.7 mi | 319 students | Gr. KG-5                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Life Beyond High School:  The Innovative Frontier
Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Exploring post graduation options for high school students.
5 Ways Parents Can Inspire Children to Love Reading
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Recent legislation that allows Illinois public schools to demand students’ social media passwords has renewed the debate about students’ right to privacy at school.
Related School Videos

View more school videos