Marvin Ridge High School

  • Marvin Ridge High School serves 1,664 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 89% (which is higher 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 90% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Marvin Ridge High School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Marvin Ridge High School's student population of 1,664 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 82 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,664 students
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Total Classroom Teachers82 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Marvin Ridge High School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Marvin Ridge High School is 0.31, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. 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#46 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
17%
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Black
5%
26%
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White
83%
49%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Marvin Ridge High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.31n/a
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Graduation Rate≥99%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Marvin Ridge High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnion County Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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