1011 N South St
Mount Airy, NC 27030
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Mount Airy High School serves 525 students in grades 9-12.
Mount Airy High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (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 55-59% (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 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Mount Airy High School's student population of 525 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
525 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Mount Airy High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Mount Airy High School is 0.50, 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
This School
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#359 out of 2571 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
16%
18%
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Black
10%
25%
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White
68%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 525 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50% in NC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.50 (Btm 50%)

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