Hugh M Cummings High School

  • Hugh M Cummings High School serves 957 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 22% (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 32% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Hugh M Cummings 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 15:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Hugh M Cummings High School's student population of 957 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students957 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hugh M Cummings 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 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hugh M Cummings High School is 0.61, 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
72%
37%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hugh M Cummings 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)
32%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hugh M Cummings 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 Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
47%
16%
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Black
41%
26%
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White
8%
50%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hugh M Cummings High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.610.46
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Graduation Rate
73%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hugh M Cummings High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlamance-burlington s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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