Carter High School

  • Carter High School serves 167 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21-39% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Carter High School's student population of 167 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students167 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Carter High School's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Carter High School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#2084 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
17%
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Black
39%
26%
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White
35%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.690.46
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Graduation Rate≤20%
88%
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWinston Salem/Forsyth County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • Winston Salem Carter G Woodson School Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 466 students
    0.5 miles
    437 Goldfloss Street
    Winston Salem, NC 27127
    (336)723-6838
    0.5 K-12 466
  • Winston Salem Konnoak Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 715 students
    0.8 miles
    3200 Renon Road
    Winston Salem, NC 27127
    (336)703-4163
    0.8 PK-5 715
  • Winston Salem Philo-hill Magnet Academy
    Grades: 6-8 | 467 students
    0.8 miles
    410 Haverhill Street
    Winston Salem, NC 27127
    (336)703-4165
    0.8 6-8 467
  • Winston Salem Easton Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 620 students
    0.9 miles
    734 E Clemmonsville Road
    Winston Salem, NC 27107
    (336)748-4063
    0.9 PK-5 620
  • Winston Salem Parkland High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1483 students
    1.2 miles
    1600 Brewer Road
    Winston Salem, NC 27127
    (336)771-4700
    1.2 9-12 1483

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