Garner High School

  • Garner High School serves 2,654 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 49% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Garner High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher 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 50%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Garner High School's student population of 2,654 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 154 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,654 students
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Total Classroom Teachers154 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Garner High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,538 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Garner High School is 0.67, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#1310 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
16%
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Black
42%
26%
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White
35%
50%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Garner High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.670.46
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Graduation Rate
88%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Garner High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWake County s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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