Bandys High School

5040 E Bandys Road
Catawba, NC 28609
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Bandys High School serves 886 students in grades 9-12.
Bandys High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Bandys High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

Bandys High School's student population of 886 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students886 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Rankings

Bandys High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,571 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bandys High School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#359 out of 2571 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
18%
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Black
3%
25%
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White
86%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.260.68
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Graduation Rate
92%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCatawba County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bandys High School is Catawba Rosenwald Education Center (4.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mill Creek Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Balls Creek Elementary School (2.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Claremont Mill Creek Middle School Math: 47% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 375 students
    0.6 miles
    1041 Shiloh Road
    Claremont, NC 28610
    (828) 241-2711
    0.6 7-8 375
  • Newton Balls Creek Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 693 students
    2.1 miles
    2620 Balls Creek Road
    Newton, NC 28658
    (828) 464-4766
    2.1 PK-6 693
  • Catawba Catawba Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 424 students
    4.3 miles
    5415 Hudson Chapel Road
    Catawba, NC 28609
    (828) 241-3131
    4.3 PK-6 424
  • Catawba Catawba Rosenwald Education Center Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 42 students
    4.3 miles
    403 6th Ave Sw
    Catawba, NC 28609
    (828) 241-2734
    4.3 K-12 42
  • Maiden Charles H Tuttle Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 474 students
    5.5 miles
    2872 Water Plant Road
    Maiden, NC 28650
    (828) 428-3080
    5.5 K-6 474

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