Hugh M Cummings High School

  • Hugh M Cummings High School serves 932 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
  • Hugh M Cummings High School operates within the Alamance-burlington s School District.
  • Alamance-burlington s School District's 74% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 932 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students932 students
Hugh M Cummings High School Total Students (1997-2015)
Gender %Hugh M Cummings High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
Hugh M Cummings High School Total Teachers (1997-2015)
Students by GradeHugh M Cummings High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
Hugh M Cummings High School Student Teacher Ratio (1997-2015)
Asian
1%
3%
Hugh M Cummings High School Asian Students (1997-2015)
Hispanic
50%
16%
Hugh M Cummings High School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
41%
26%
Hugh M Cummings High School Black Students (1997-2015)
White
6%
50%
Hugh M Cummings High School White Students (1997-2015)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Hugh M Cummings High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsHugh M Cummings 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.
0.580.66
Hugh M Cummings High School Diversity Score (1997-2015)
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.
75%
52%
Hugh M Cummings High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2015)
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.
6%
5%
Hugh M Cummings High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Alamance-burlington s School District's student population of 23,040 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 $8,032 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,169 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameAlamance-burlington s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
36
1
Number of Students Managed23,040912
Alamance-burlington s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate74%76%
Alamance-burlington s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$184 MM$18 MM
Alamance-burlington s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$187 MM$18 MM
Alamance-burlington s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,032$10,864
Alamance-burlington s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,169$10,591
Alamance-burlington 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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