Piedmont High School

Piedmont High School serves 1,065 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Piedmont 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 1065 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,065 students
Piedmont High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Piedmont High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Piedmont High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 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 18:1 15:1
Piedmont High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Piedmont High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
4%
13%
Piedmont High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
5%
27%
Piedmont High School Black (1988-2012)
White
88%
52%
Piedmont High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Piedmont High School Sch Ethnicity Piedmont 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 0.64
Piedmont 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.
18%
45%
Piedmont 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.
4%
8%
Piedmont High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

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 1,593
Graduation Rate 88% 74%
Union County Public s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $541 MM $19 MM
District Spending $446 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,086 $11,105
District Spending / Student $11,613 $10,880
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 Porter Ridge High School (4.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Piedmont Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Unionville Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Monroe Piedmont Middle School
    2816 Sikes Mill Rd
    Monroe , NC , 28110
    (704)753-2840
    0.1  mi  |  1009  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Monroe Unionville Elementary School
    4511 Unionville Rd
    Monroe , NC , 28110
    (704)296-3055
    1  mi  |  706  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Indian Trail Porter Ridge Middle School
    2827 Ridge Rd
    Indian Trail , NC , 28079
    (704)225-7555
    4.2  mi  |  1325  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Indian Trail Porter Ridge High School
    2839 Ridge Rd
    Indian Trail , NC , 28079
    (704)292-7662
    4.2  mi  |  1436  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Indian Trail Porter Ridge Elementary School
    2843 Ridge Rd
    Indian Trail , NC , 28079
    (704)289-1965
    4.2  mi  |  611  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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