New Hanover High School

  • New Hanover High School serves 1,695 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 50%.
  • New Hanover High School operates within the New Hanover County s School District.
  • New Hanover County s School District's 78% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1695 students has grown by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 105 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,695 students
New Hanover High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % New Hanover High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 105 teachers
New Hanover High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade New Hanover High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
New Hanover High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
New Hanover High School American Indian Students (1999-2005)
Asian
1%
3%
New Hanover High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
10%
16%
New Hanover High School Black Students (1993-2015)
Black
36%
26%
New Hanover High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
50%
50%
New Hanover High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
New Hanover High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
4%
New Hanover High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups New Hanover High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC 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.
0.62 0.45
New Hanover 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.
46%
52%
New Hanover 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.
6%
5%
New Hanover High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • New Hanover County s School District's student population of 26,018 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,412 in this district is less than the state average of $11,110. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,677 is less than the state average of $11,529. The district spending/student has declined by 20% over four years.
School District Name New Hanover County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
1
Number of Students Managed 26,018 912
New Hanover County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 78% 76%
New Hanover County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $239 MM $10 MM
New Hanover County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $246 MM $11 MM
New Hanover County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,412 $11,110
New Hanover County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,677 $11,529
New Hanover County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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