Lucy Ragsdale High School

  • Lucy Ragsdale High School serves 1,441 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
  • Lucy Ragsdale High School operates within the Guilford County s School District.
  • Guilford County s School District's 85% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1441 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 86 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,441 students
Lucy Ragsdale High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Lucy Ragsdale High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
Lucy Ragsdale High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeLucy Ragsdale High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
Lucy Ragsdale High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Lucy Ragsdale High School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Asian
11%
3%
Lucy Ragsdale High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
9%
16%
Lucy Ragsdale High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
37%
26%
Lucy Ragsdale High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
39%
50%
Lucy Ragsdale High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Lucy Ragsdale High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsLucy Ragsdale 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.
0.700.66
Lucy Ragsdale 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.
41%
52%
Lucy Ragsdale High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
4%
5%
Lucy Ragsdale High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Guilford County s School District's student population of 73,416 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,616 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 29% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,277 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameGuilford County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
126
1
Number of Students Managed73,416912
Guilford County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate85%76%
Guilford County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$1,010 MM$18 MM
Guilford County s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$762 MM$18 MM
Guilford County s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,616$10,864
Guilford County s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,277$10,591
Guilford 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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