James Hunt High School

4559 Lamm Rd,

Wilson, NC, 27893-9632

Tel: (252)399-7930
Grades: 9-12

1,320 students

James Hunt High School serves 1,320 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
James Hunt High School operates within the Wilson County s School District.
The school district's 61% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 1320 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,320 students
James Hunt High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
James Hunt High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade James Hunt High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more 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
James Hunt High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
James Hunt High School Asian (1996-2012)
Hispanic
10%
13%
James Hunt High School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
41%
27%
James Hunt High School Black (1988-2012)
White
44%
52%
James Hunt High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups James Hunt High School Sch Ethnicity James Hunt 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.
0.63 0.44
James Hunt 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.
40%
45%
James Hunt 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.
5%
8%
James Hunt High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,469 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 61% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Wilson County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
4
Number of Students Managed 12,469 1,682
Wilson County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 61% 74%
Wilson County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $114 MM $19 MM
Wilson County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $117 MM $18 MM
Wilson County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,967 $11,105
Wilson County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,254 $10,880
Wilson 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

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Fike High School (4.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Springfield Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Vinson-bynum Elementary School (3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lucama Springfield Middle School
    5551 Wiggins Mill Rd
    Lucama , NC , 27851
    (252)239-1347
    2.7  mi  |  475  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Wilson Vinson-bynum Elementary School
    1601 Tarboro St Sw
    Wilson , NC , 27893
    (252)399-7981
    3  mi  |  462  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Wilson Winstead Elementary School
    1713 Downing St Sw
    Wilson , NC , 27893
    (252)399-7990
    3.7  mi  |  373  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Wilson Rock Ridge Elementary School
    6605 Rock Ridge School Rd
    Wilson , NC , 27893
    (252)399-7955
    4.3  mi  |  504  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Wilson Fike High School
    500 Harrison Dr North
    Wilson , NC , 27893
    (252)399-7905
    4.5  mi  |  1144  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Wilson, 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 0.50, which is higher than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in Wilson is Wilson Early College Academy. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.