Mount Airy High School

  • Mount Airy High School serves 534 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • Mount Airy High School operates within the Mount Airy City s School District.
  • Mount Airy City s School District's 81% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 534 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students534 students
Mount Airy High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Mount Airy High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Mount Airy High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeMount Airy High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
Mount Airy High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Mount Airy High School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
14%
16%
Mount Airy High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
9%
26%
Mount Airy High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
72%
50%
Mount Airy High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Mount Airy High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Mount Airy High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsMount Airy 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.
0.460.66
Mount Airy 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.
36%
52%
Mount Airy 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.
3%
5%
Mount Airy High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Mount Airy City s School District's student population of 1,665 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,755 in this district is less than the state average of $11,110. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,643 is less than the state average of $11,529. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District NameMount Airy City s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
1
Number of Students Managed1,665912
Mount Airy City s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate81%76%
Mount Airy City s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue$17 MM$10 MM
Mount Airy City s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$16 MM$11 MM
Mount Airy City s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$9,755$11,110
Mount Airy City s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$9,643$11,529
Mount Airy City s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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  • Mount AiryBruce H Tharrington Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 390 students
    1.6 miles
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  • Mount AiryFranklin Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 564 students
    1.7 miles
    519 S Franklin Road
    Mount AiryNC 27030
    (336)786-2459
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  • Mount AiryJones Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 348 students
    1.8 miles
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    Mount AiryNC 27030
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    Grades: 6-8 | 393 students
    1.8 miles
    249 Hamburg Street
    Mount AiryNC 27030
    (336)789-9021
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