Piedmont High School

Piedmont High School serves 1,136 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Piedmont High School operates within the Union County School District.
The school district's 88% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 1136 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,136 students
Piedmont High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Piedmont High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
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 0.24 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 18:1 14:1
Piedmont High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
7%
14%
Piedmont High School Hispanic (1990-2013)
Black
6%
27%
Piedmont High School Black (1988-2013)
White
87%
52%
Piedmont High School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Piedmont High School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.24 0.45
Piedmont High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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%
47%
Piedmont High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
3%
7%
Piedmont High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,580 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Union County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
52
1
Number of Students Managed 40,580 1,330
Graduation Rate 88% 74%
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: 2013 (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
  • MonroePiedmont Middle School
    2816 Sikes Mill Rd
    MonroeNC 28110
    (704)753-2840
    0.1 mi | 973 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MonroeUnionville Elementary School
    4511 Unionville Rd
    MonroeNC 28110
    (704)296-3055
    1 mi | 722 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Indian TrailPorter Ridge Middle School
    2827 Ridge Rd
    Indian TrailNC 28079
    (704)225-7555
    4.2 mi | 1411 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Indian TrailPorter Ridge High School
    2839 Ridge Rd
    Indian TrailNC 28079
    (704)292-7662
    4.2 mi | 1453 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Indian TrailPorter Ridge Elementary School
    2843 Ridge Rd
    Indian TrailNC 28079
    (704)289-1965
    4.2 mi | 593 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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