Hunter Huss High School

  • Hunter Huss High School serves 1,148 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
  • Hunter Huss High School operates within the Gaston County s School District.
  • Gaston County s School District's 74% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1148 students has grown by 16% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,148 students
Hunter Huss High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Hunter Huss High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Hunter Huss High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Hunter Huss High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Hunter Huss High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Hunter Huss High School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
16%
16%
Hunter Huss High School Black Students (1992-2015)
Black
41%
26%
Hunter Huss High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
38%
50%
Hunter Huss High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Hunter Huss High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Hunter Huss High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Hunter Huss High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC 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.
0.67 0.45
Hunter Huss 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.
67%
52%
Hunter Huss High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
8%
5%
Hunter Huss High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Gaston County s School District's student population of 31,954 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,517 in this district is less than the state average of $11,110. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,330 is less than the state average of $11,529. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Gaston County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
56
1
Number of Students Managed 31,954 912
Gaston County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 74% 76%
Gaston County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $266 MM $10 MM
Gaston County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $260 MM $11 MM
Gaston County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,517 $11,110
Gaston County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,330 $11,529
Gaston County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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