James Hunt High School

  • James Hunt High School serves 1,355 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 41% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • James Hunt High School's student population of 1,355 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,355 students
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Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James Hunt High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James Hunt High School is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#1676 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
17%
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Black
42%
26%
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White
37%
49%
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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 James Hunt High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.660.67
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Graduation Rate
80%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in James Hunt High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in James Hunt High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWilson County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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The stuff is to 90 percent on a power trip...there are very few who will actually listen to the students opinions or there side of there story...They expect respect from there students but don't model it them selves...This school is getting away with to much....how they operate.
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