Needham Broughton High School

723 Saint Mary's St

Raleigh, NC 27605
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (919)856-7810
  • Needham Broughton High School serves 2,129 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Needham Broughton High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 50%.
  • Needham Broughton High School operates within the Wake County s School District.
  • Wake County s School District's 87% graduation rate is lower than the North Carolina state average of 88%.

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School Overview

  • Needham Broughton High School's student population of 2129 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 130 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,129 students
Needham Broughton High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Needham Broughton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers130 teachers
Needham Broughton High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeNeedham Broughton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Needham Broughton High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2538 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Needham Broughton High School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
47%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
47%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
Needham Broughton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Needham Broughton High School American Indian Students (2011-2013)
Asian
3%
3%
Needham Broughton High School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
14%
16%
Needham Broughton High School Black Students (1991-2016)
Black
31%
26%
Needham Broughton High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
49%
50%
Needham Broughton High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Needham Broughton High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsNeedham Broughton High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.650.46
Needham Broughton High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate
88%
88%
Needham Broughton High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
52%
Needham Broughton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
Needham Broughton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Needham Broughton High School is Wake County s School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 272 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Wake County s School District's student population of 157,584 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 87% has increased from 81% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,657 is higher than the state average of $8,969. The district revenue/student has grown by 44% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,087 is higher than the state average of $8,766. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameWake County s School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    176
    1
    Number of Students Managed157,584870
    Wake County s School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    58%
    47%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    58%
    47%
    District Graduation Rate
    87%
    88%
    District Total Revenue$2,062 MM$8 MM
    District Spending$1,372 MM$8 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,657$8,969
    District Spending / Student$9,087$8,766
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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