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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 54 public schools managed by Gaston County School District serving 32,030 students in Gastonia, North Carolina.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the North Carolina state average of 51%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is more than the state average of 16:1.

Gaston County School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Gastonia Ashbrook High School
    2222 S New Hope Road
    Gastonia, NC 28054
    (704)866-6600

    Grades: 9-12 | 1388 students
  • Belmont Belmont Central Elementary School
    310 Eagle Road
    Belmont, NC 28012
    (704)836-9137

    Grades: 2-5 | 741 students
  • Belmont Belmont Middle School
    110 N Central Avenue
    Belmont, NC 28012
    (704)836-9611

    Grades: 6-8 | 706 students
  • Bessemer City Bessemer City Central Elementary School
    1400 Puett's Chapel Road
    Bessemer City, NC 28016
    (704)836-9108

    Grades: 3-5 | 423 students
  • Bessemer City Bessemer City High School
    119 Yellow Jacket Lane
    Bessemer City, NC 28016
    (704)836-9601

    Grades: 9-12 | 686 students
  • Bessemer City Bessemer City Middle School
    525 Ed Wilson Road
    Bessemer City, NC 28016
    (704)836-9602

    Grades: 6-8 | 531 students
  • Bessemer City Bessemer City Primary
    1320 North 12th Street
    Bessemer City, NC 28016
    (704)836-9109

    Grades: PK-2 | 467 students
  • Gastonia Brookside Elementary School
    1925 Auten Rd.
    Gastonia, NC 28054
    (704)866-6283

    Grades: PK-5 | 579 students
  • Dallas Carr Elementary School
    307 S Pine St
    Dallas, NC 28034
    (704)922-3636

    Grades: PK-5 | 738 students
  • Belmont Catawba Heights Elementary School
    101 Ivey Street
    Belmont, NC 28012
    (704)836-9119

    Grades: PK-5 | 337 students
  • Gastonia Chapel Grove Elementary School
    5201 Lewis Road
    Gastonia, NC 28052
    (704)836-9113

    Grades: PK-5 | 499 students
  • Cherryville Cherryville Elementary School
    700 East Academy Street
    Cherryville, NC 28021
    (704)836-9115

    Grades: PK-3 | 435 students
  • Cherryville Cherryville High School
    313 Ridge Avenue
    Cherryville, NC 28021
    (704)836-9605

    Grades: 9-12 | 537 students
  • Dallas Costner Elementary School
    353 Old 277 Loop Hwy
    Dallas, NC 28034
    (704)922-3522

    Grades: PK-5 | 511 students
  • Cramerton Cramerton Middle School
    601 Cramer Mountain Road
    Cramerton, NC 28032
    (704)836-9603

    Grades: 6-8 | 804 students
  • Mount Holly East Gaston High School
    1744 Lane Road
    Mount Holly, NC 28120
    (704)836-9613

    Grades: 9-12 | 931 students
  • Gastonia Edward D Sadler Junior Elementary School
    3950 West Franklin Boulevard
    Gastonia, NC 28052
    (704)862-5895

    Grades: PK-5 | 530 students
  • Gastonia Forestview High School
    5545 Union Road
    Gastonia, NC 28056
    (704)861-2625

    Grades: 9-12 | 1183 students
  • Gastonia Gardner Park Elementary School
    738 Armstrong Park Road
    Gastonia, NC 28054
    (704)866-6082

    Grades: PK-5 | 621 students
  • Dallas Gaston Early College High School
    Gaston College Lena Sue Beam B
    Dallas, NC 28034
    (704)922-2405

    Grades: 9-13 | 226 students
  • Gastonia H H Beam Elementary School
    200 Davis Park Road
    Gastonia, NC 28052
    (704)866-6618

    Grades: PK-5 | 705 students
  • Gastonia Hawks Nest Steam Academy
    3430 Robinwood Rd
    Gastonia, NC 28054
    (704)866-8467

    Grades: K-5 | 391 students
  • Gastonia Highland School Of Technology
    1600 N Morris Street
    Gastonia, NC 28052
    (704)810-8816

    Grades: 9-12 | 557 students
  • Lowell Holbrook Middle School
    418 S Church Street
    Lowell, NC 28098
    (704)836-9607

    Grades: 6-8 | 658 students
  • Gastonia Hunter Huss High School
    1518 Edgefield Avenue
    Gastonia, NC 28052
    (704)866-6610

    Grades: 9-12 | 1124 students
  • Mount Holly Ida Rankin Elementary School
    301 W Central Avenue
    Mount Holly, NC 28120
    (704)836-9136

    Grades: PK-5 | 633 students
  • Belmont J B Page Primary School
    215 Ewing Drive
    Belmont, NC 28012
    (704)836-9116

    Grades: PK-1 | 342 students
  • Cherryville John Chavis Middle School
    103 South Chavis Drive
    Cherryville, NC 28021
    (704)836-9606

    Grades: 6-8 | 408 students
  • Stanley Kiser Elementary School
    311 E College Street
    Stanley, NC 28164
    (704)836-9105

    Grades: 3-5 | 408 students
  • Gastonia Lingerfeldt Elementary School
    1601 Madison Street
    Gastonia, NC 28052
    (704)866-6094

    Grades: PK-5 | 426 students
  • Lowell Lowell Elementary School
    1500 Power Drive
    Lowell, NC 28098
    (704)836-9118

    Grades: K-5 | 562 students
  • Mc Adenville Mcadenville Elementary School
    275 E Weslyan Drive
    Mc Adenville, NC 28101
    (704)836-9117

    Grades: K-5 | 197 students
  • Mount Holly Mount Holly Middle School
    124 S Hawthorne Street
    Mount Holly, NC 28120
    (704)836-9610

    Grades: 6-8 | 743 students
  • Gastonia New Hope Elementary School
    137 Stowe Road
    Gastonia, NC 28056
    (704)836-9112

    Grades: K-5 | 507 students
  • Belmont North Belmont Elementary School
    210 School Street
    Belmont, NC 28012
    (704)836-9135

    Grades: PK-5 | 399 students
  • Show 19 more public schools in Gaston County

Overview

School District NameGaston County School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students32,030 students
# of Teachers1,916 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
# of Male Students15,837 students
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students16,193 students
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.58
# of American Indian Students72 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students468 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students4,002 students
% Hispanic Students
12%
# of Black Students6,984 students
% Black Students
22%
# of White Students19,039 students
% White Students
59%
# of Hawaiian Students16 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students1,449 students
% of Two or more races Students
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:532
# of Students in Kindergarten:2,385
# of Students in 1st Grade:2,422
# of Students in 2nd Grade:2,493
# of Students in 3rd Grade:2,359
# of Students in 4th Grade:2,415
# of Students in 5th Grade:2,467
# of Students in 6th Grade:2,283
# of Students in 7th Grade:2,214
# of Students in 8th Grade:2,385
# of Students in 9th Grade:2,734
# of Students in 10th Grade:2,595
# of Students in 11th Grade:2,436
# of Students in 12th Grade:2,276
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Gaston County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 272 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gaston County School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gaston County School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
88%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Gaston County School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,165 in this school district is less than the state average of $9,693. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $8,853 is less than the state average of $9,473. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NC)
Total Revenue$292 MM$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Gaston County School District and average revenue for each school distric in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$282 MM$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Gaston County School District and average spending for each school distric in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,165$9,693
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Gaston County School District and average revenue per public school student in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$8,853$9,473
This chart display average spending per public school student in Gaston County School District and average spending per public school student in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Gaston County School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.58, which is higher than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in the district is Sherwood Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.