Bandys High School

5040 E Bandys Road
Catawba, NC 28609
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Bandys High School serves 791 students in grades 9-12.
Bandys High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 55% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 791 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 30% in NC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Bandys High School's student population of 791 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
791 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Bandys High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,568 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Bandys High School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#194 out of 2568 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
20%
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Black
2%
25%
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White
86%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.26
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Graduation Rate
91%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bandys High School's ranking?
Bandys High School is ranked #194 out of 2,568 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in North Carolina.
What schools are Bandys High School often compared to?
Bandys High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Fred T Foard High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% NC state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NC state average).
What is the graduation rate of Bandys High School?
The graduation rate of Bandys High School is 91%, which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 85%.
How many students attend Bandys High School?
791 students attend Bandys High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Bandys High School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bandys High School?
Bandys High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Bandys High School offer ?
Bandys High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Bandys High School part of?
Bandys High School is part of Catawba County Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 791 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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