Swain County High School

1415 Fontana Rd,

Bryson City, NC, 28713-6951

Tel: (828)488-2152
Grades: 9-12

593 students

Swain County High School serves 593 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Swain County High School operates within the Swain County s School District.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%%.

Overview

The student population of 593 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 593 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 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 13:1
15:1
American Indian
29%
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
13%
Black
n/a
27%
White
64%
52%
Unknown
4%
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. 0.51
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. 43%
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.
13%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,063 students has grown by 0% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Swain County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
4
Number of Students Managed 2,063
1,593
Graduation Rate 80
74%
District Total Revenue $21 MM
n/a
District Spending $20 MM
n/a
District Revenue / Student $10,728
$0
District Spending / Student $10,263
$0
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 Cherokee Extension High School (3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Swain County Middle School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Swain Co West Elementary School (2.9 miles away)
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