East Rowan High School

  • East Rowan High School serves 1,050 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25% (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 48% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

East Rowan High School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • East Rowan High School's student population of 1,050 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,050 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

  • East Rowan High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of East Rowan High School is 0.33, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. 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#1606 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of East Rowan High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
8%
17%
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Black
10%
26%
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White
81%
49%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in East Rowan High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.33n/a
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Graduation Rate
85%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in East Rowan High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRowan-Salisbury s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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