Garner High School

Garner High School serves 2,395 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Garner High School operates within the Wake County s School District.
The school district's 85% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 2395 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 140 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,395 students
Garner High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 140 teachers
Garner High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Garner High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more 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
Garner High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Garner High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
18%
14%
Garner High School Black Students (1994-2013)
Black
38%
27%
Garner High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
39%
52%
Garner High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Garner High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Garner High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups 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.
0.68 0.45
Garner 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.
38%
47%
Garner 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.
7%
7%
Garner High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 151,652 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,051 is higher than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 44% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,533 is higher than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 29% over four years.
School District Name Wake County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
171
1
Number of Students Managed 151,652 1,330
Wake County s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 85% 74%
Wake County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,945 MM $19 MM
Wake County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,597 MM $18 MM
Wake County s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,051 $11,105
Wake County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,533 $10,880
Wake County s School District 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 Southeast Raleigh High School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Garner Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Vandora Springs Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GarnerVandora Springs Elementary School
    1300 Vandora Springs Rd
    GarnerNC 27529
    (919)662-2486
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 568 students                      
  • RaleighSmith Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1101 Maxwell Dr
    RaleighNC 27603
    (919)662-2458
    Magnet School

    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 643 students                      
  • GarnerTimber Drive Elementary School
    1601 Timber Dr
    GarnerNC 27529
    (919)773-9500
    1.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 629 students                      
  • GarnerNorth Garner Middle School
    720 Powell Dr
    GarnerNC 27529
    (919)662-2434
    1.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1028 students                      
  • GarnerAversboro Elementary School
    1605 Aversboro Rd
    GarnerNC 27529
    (919)662-2325
    1.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 553 students                      

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