5040 E Bandys Road
Catawba, NC 28609
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Bandys High School serves 797 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 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 54% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 797 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 20% in NC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 30%)
  • 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:

School Overview

Bandys High School's student population of 797 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
797 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 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 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State 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 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%
19%
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Black
2%
25%
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White
86%
46%
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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
92%
85%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 797 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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