Jordan Matthews High School

  • Jordan Matthews High School serves 765 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
  • Jordan Matthews High School operates within the Chatham County s School District.
  • Chatham County s School District's 77% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 765 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 765 students
Jordan Matthews High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Jordan Matthews High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Jordan Matthews High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Jordan Matthews High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.61 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 14:1 16:1
Jordan Matthews High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Jordan Matthews High School Asian Students (2001-2014)
Hispanic
54%
16%
Jordan Matthews High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
16%
26%
Jordan Matthews High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
28%
50%
Jordan Matthews High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Jordan Matthews High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Jordan Matthews High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Jordan Matthews 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.
0.61 0.45
Jordan Matthews 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.
61%
52%
Jordan Matthews High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2015)
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%
Jordan Matthews High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Chatham County s School District's student population of 8,616 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,919 in this district is less than the state average of $11,110. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,472 is less than the state average of $11,529. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Chatham County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
1
Number of Students Managed 8,616 912
Chatham County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 77% 76%
Chatham County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $90 MM $10 MM
Chatham County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $86 MM $11 MM
Chatham County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,919 $11,110
Chatham County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,472 $11,529
Chatham 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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