Harding University High School

  • Harding University High School serves 1,616 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 18% (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 20% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Harding University 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 bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% 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

  • Harding University High School's student population of 1,616 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 98 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,616 students
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Total Classroom Teachers98 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harding University 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 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harding University High School is 0.55, 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#2399 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Harding University High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Harding University 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Harding University High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Harding University High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
33%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Harding University High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
59%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Harding University High School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
3%
50%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Harding University High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.550.46
This chart display the diversity score of Harding University High School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
76%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of Harding University High School and public school graduation rate of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Harding University 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 Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Harding University High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharlotte-mecklenburg s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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