Parkwood High School

Parkwood High School serves 918 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Parkwood High School operates within the Union County Public s School District.
The school district's 88% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 918 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 918 students
Parkwood High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Parkwood High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Parkwood High School 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 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Hispanic
5%
13%
Black
11%
27%
White
80%
52%
All Ethnic Groups Parkwood High School Sch Ethnicity Parkwood 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.
0.35 0.44
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.
31%
45%
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.
7%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,105 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Union County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
52
4
Number of Students Managed 40,105 1,682
Union County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 88% 74%
Union County Public s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $541 MM $19 MM
Union County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $446 MM $18 MM
Union County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,086 $11,105
Union County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,613 $10,880
Union County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Union County Career Center (6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Parkwood Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Prospect Elementary School (2.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MonroeParkwood Middle School
    3219 Parkwood School Rd
    MonroeNC 28112
    (704)764-2910
    0 mi | 733 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MonroeProspect Elementary School
    3005 Ruben Rd
    MonroeNC 28112
    (704)764-2920
    2.8 mi | 476 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • WaxhawWestern Union Elementary School
    4111 Western Union Sch Rd
    WaxhawNC 28173
    (704)843-2153
    3.9 mi | 418 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • MonroeWalter Bickett Elementary School
    830 South Ml King Blvd
    MonroeNC 28112
    (704)283-8520
    5.6 mi | 636 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • MonroeUnion County Career Center
    600 Brewer Dr
    MonroeNC 28112
    (704)296-3088
    6 mi | 869 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Did You Know?
Monroe, 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 0.20, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in Monroe is Storm Ridge (yic) High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.