West Lincoln High School

West Lincoln High School serves 894 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
West Lincoln High School operates within the Lincoln County s School District.
The school district's 83% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 894 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 894 students
West Lincoln High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % West Lincoln High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
West Lincoln High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade West Lincoln High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 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 16:1 16:1
West Lincoln High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
9%
15%
West Lincoln High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
1%
26%
West Lincoln High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
89%
51%
West Lincoln High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
1%
4%
West Lincoln High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups West Lincoln 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.
0.20 0.45
West Lincoln High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
43%
47%
West Lincoln High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
7%
7%
West Lincoln High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,585 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,524 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,668 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Lincoln County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
1
Number of Students Managed 11,585 1,120
Lincoln County s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 83% 76%
Lincoln County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $140 MM $18 MM
Lincoln County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $118 MM $18 MM
Lincoln County s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,524 $10,864
Lincoln County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,668 $10,591
Lincoln County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Lincoln Charter School (5.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Lincoln Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Union Elementary School (2.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LincolntonWest Lincoln Middle School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 676 students260 Shoal Rd
    LincolntonNC 28092
    (704)276-1760
    0.26-8676
  • ValeUnion Elementary School
    2.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 270 students4875 Reepsville Rd
    ValeNC 28168
    (704)276-1493
    2.5KG-5270
  • ValeNorth Brook Elementary School
    3.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 363 students642 Hwy 274
    ValeNC 28168
    (704)276-2479
    3.7PK-5363
  • LincolntonChilders Elementary School
    4.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 443 students2595 Rock Dam Rd
    LincolntonNC 28092
    (704)736-9610
    4.1PK-5443
  • DenverLincoln Charter School
    Charter School
    1 Negative Reviews
    5.8 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 1663 students7834 Galway Ln
    DenverNC 28037
    (704)483-6611
    5.8KG-121663

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