West Caldwell High School

West Caldwell High School serves 883 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
West Caldwell High School operates within the Caldwell County s School District.
Caldwell County s School District's 73% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 883 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 883 students
West Caldwell High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % West Caldwell High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
West Caldwell High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade West Caldwell High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 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 14:1 16:1
West Caldwell High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
12%
15%
West Caldwell High School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
11%
26%
West Caldwell High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
73%
51%
West Caldwell High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
4%
West Caldwell High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.44 0.45
West Caldwell High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
56%
47%
West Caldwell High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
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.
9%
7%
West Caldwell High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Caldwell County s School District's student population of 12,103 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,108 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,078 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Caldwell County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
1
Number of Students Managed 12,103 1,120
Caldwell County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 73% 76%
Caldwell County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $119 MM $18 MM
Caldwell County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $106 MM $18 MM
Caldwell County s School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,108 $10,864
Caldwell County s School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $8,078 $10,591
Caldwell County s School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Caldwell Career Cen Middle Coll. (6.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gamewell Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gamewell Elementary School (1 miles away)
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