James Kenan High School

  • James Kenan High School serves 728 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
  • James Kenan High School operates within the Duplin County s School District.
  • Duplin County s School District's 63% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 728 students has grown by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students728 students
James Kenan High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %James Kenan High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
James Kenan High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeJames Kenan High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
James Kenan High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
James Kenan High School American Indian Students (2003-2014)
Hispanic
37%
16%
James Kenan High School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
43%
26%
James Kenan High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
18%
50%
James Kenan High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
2%
4%
James Kenan High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsJames Kenan 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.
0.650.66
James Kenan 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.
63%
52%
James Kenan High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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%
James Kenan High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Duplin County s School District's student population of 10,133 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,628 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 $8,562 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District NameDuplin County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
1
Number of Students Managed10,133912
Duplin County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate63%76%
Duplin County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$82 MM$18 MM
Duplin County s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$82 MM$18 MM
Duplin County s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,628$10,864
Duplin County s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,562$10,591
Duplin County 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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