Jordan Matthews High School

  • Jordan Matthews High School serves 835 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (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 38% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Jordan Matthews High School's student population of 835 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students835 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jordan Matthews High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jordan Matthews High School is 0.59, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#1814 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
58%
17%
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Black
14%
26%
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White
24%
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 Jordan Matthews High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.590.46
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Graduation Rate80-84%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChatham County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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