500 Phifer Road
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Kings Mountain High School serves 1,226 students in grades 9-12.
Kings Mountain High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

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Kings Mountain High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

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School Overview

Kings Mountain High School's student population of 1,226 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,226 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
78 teachers
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School Rankings

Kings Mountain High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,571 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Kings Mountain High School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#787 out of 2571 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
18%
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Black
20%
25%
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White
69%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Graduation Rate
92%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,226 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 20% in NC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.48 (Btm 50%)

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