James Hunt High School

James Hunt High School serves 1,330 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% 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 1330 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 1,330 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
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 0.62 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
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
11%
14%
Black
41%
27%
White
45%
52%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.62 0.45
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.
43%
47%
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.
6%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,546 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
1
Number of Students Managed 12,546 1,330
Graduation Rate 61% 74%
District Total Revenue $114 MM $19 MM
District Spending $117 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,967 $11,105
District Spending / Student $9,254 $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 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
  • LucamaSpringfield Middle School
    5551 Wiggins Mill Rd
    LucamaNC 27851
    (252)239-1347
    2.7 mi | 499 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • WilsonVinson-bynum Elementary School
    1601 Tarboro St Sw
    WilsonNC 27893
    (252)399-7981
    3 mi | 452 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • WilsonWinstead Elementary School
    1713 Downing St Sw
    WilsonNC 27893
    (252)399-7990
    3.7 mi | 405 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • WilsonRock Ridge Elementary School
    6605 Rock Ridge School Rd
    WilsonNC 27893
    (252)399-7955
    4.3 mi | 513 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • SimsFairview Elementary School
    720 North Fairview Rd
    SimsNC 27880
    (919)807-3300
    4.5 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK-2                      

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