Garner High School

  • Garner High School serves 2,650 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
  • Garner High School operates within the Wake County s School District.
  • Wake County s School District's 85% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2650 students has grown by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 146 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,650 students
Garner High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Garner High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers146 teachers
Garner High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeGarner High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
Garner High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Garner High School American Indian Students (1990-2005)
Asian
1%
3%
Garner High School Asian Students (1989-2015)
Hispanic
19%
16%
Garner High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
40%
26%
Garner High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
36%
50%
Garner High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Garner High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsGarner High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.680.66
Garner High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
36%
52%
Garner High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2015)
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%
5%
Garner High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Wake County s School District's student population of 155,820 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,657 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 44% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,087 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameWake County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
172
1
Number of Students Managed155,820912
Wake County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate85%76%
Wake County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$2,062 MM$18 MM
Wake County s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$1,372 MM$18 MM
Wake County s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,657$10,864
Wake County s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,087$10,591
Wake County s School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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    0.9 miles
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  • GarnerTimber Drive Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 669 students
    1.4 miles
    1601 Timber Drive
    GarnerNC 27529
    (919)773-9500
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  • GarnerNorth Garner Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 948 students
    1.5 miles
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    GarnerNC 27529
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    1.56-8948
  • GarnerAversboro Elementary School
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    1.8 miles
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    GarnerNC 27529
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