Garner High School

Garner High School serves 2,309 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
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 2309 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 141 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,309 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 141 teachers
Students by Grade Garner High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more 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 16:1 15:1
Garner High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1988-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
Garner High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
16%
13%
Garner High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
38%
27%
Garner High School Black (1988-2012)
White
39%
52%
Garner High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Garner High School Sch Ethnicity Garner 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.
0.68 0.64
Garner 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.
34%
45%
Garner 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.
7%
8%
Garner High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 149,455 students has grown by 19085% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Wake County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
165
4
Number of Students Managed 149,455 1,593
Wake County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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 Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,597 MM $18 MM
Wake County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $2,497,100 $11,105
Wake County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $2,049,588 $10,880
Wake County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

School Notes:

  • Garner Magnet High School (GMHS) is a 4AA school in the Wake County Public School System (WCPSS). Located in Garner, NC, 2101 Spring Drive 27529.
  • GMHS offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, which is offered by only three schools in the WCPSS, including Broughton High and Enloe High School.
  • You can also learn more information about the school be visiting it's homepage at garnerhs.
  • Soccer: Men's- In 2006, the men's varsity soccer team led a disappointing season, with only 2 wins against East Wake and Holly Springs.
  • Football: 1987 4AA North Carolina Football State Champions. 2006 4AA Eastern Conference Runnerup.
  • Tennis: Men's- In 2006 the men's tennis team went undefeated in the conference to capture the schools first ever conference championship.
  • Lacrosse: The GMHS Lacrosse team was recently approved to be a varsity sport, and this will be the school's first year officially participating in the sport.
  • Basketball: Men's- The GMHS men's basketball team recently won the regular conference title with a record of 16/6/0.
  • Baseball, Swimming, Wrestling.
  • Source: Wikipedia; it is used under the GNU Free Documentation License. You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the GFDL

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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Garner Vandora Springs Elementary School
    1300 Vandora Springs Rd
    Garner , NC , 27529
    (919)662-2486
    0.8  mi  |  533  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Raleigh Smith Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1101 Maxwell Dr
    Raleigh , NC , 27603
    (919)662-2458
    Magnet School
    0.9  mi  |  641  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Garner Timber Drive Elementary School
    1601 Timber Dr
    Garner , NC , 27529
    (919)773-9500
    1.4  mi  |  633  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Garner North Garner Middle School
    720 Powell Dr
    Garner , NC , 27529
    (919)662-2434
    1.5  mi  |  982  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Garner Aversboro Elementary School
    1605 Aversboro Rd
    Garner , NC , 27529
    (919)662-2325
    1.8  mi  |  462  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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