East Gaston High School

East Gaston High School serves 1,227 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
East Gaston High School operates within the Gaston County s School District.
Gaston County s School District's 74% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 1227 students has declined by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,227 students
East Gaston High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % East Gaston High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
East Gaston High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade East Gaston High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 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 17:1 16:1
East Gaston High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
East Gaston High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
5%
15%
East Gaston High School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
12%
26%
East Gaston High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
80%
51%
East Gaston High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
4%
East Gaston High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.35 0.45
East Gaston High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
35%
47%
East Gaston High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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%
East Gaston High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Gaston County s School District's student population of 31,256 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,010 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,703 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Gaston County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
56
1
Number of Students Managed 31,256 1,120
Gaston County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 74% 76%
Gaston County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $292 MM $18 MM
Gaston County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $282 MM $18 MM
Gaston County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,010 $10,864
Gaston County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,703 $10,591
Gaston County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Warlick Academy (4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mount Holly Middle School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lowell Elementary School (2.8 miles away)
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  • LowellLowell Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 558 students
    2.8 miles
    1500 Power Dr
    LowellNC 28098
    (704)824-2264
    2.8KG-5558
  • Mount HollyIda Rankin Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 622 students
    3.2 miles
    301 West Central Ave
    Mount HollyNC 28120
    (704)827-7266
    3.2PK-5622
  • Mount HollyMount Holly Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 756 students
    3.2 miles
    124 South Hawthorne St
    Mount HollyNC 28120
    (704)827-4811
    3.26-8756
  • BelmontNorth Belmont Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 401 students
    3.2 miles
    210 School St
    BelmontNC 28012
    (704)827-4043
    3.2PK-5401
  • StanleyKiser Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 416 students
    3.4 miles
    311 East College St
    StanleyNC 28164
    (704)263-4121
    3.43-5416

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