North Gaston High School

  • North Gaston High School serves 1,095 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • North Gaston High School operates within the Gaston County s School District.
  • Gaston County s School District's 74% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1095 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,095 students
North Gaston High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %North Gaston High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
North Gaston High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeNorth Gaston High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
North Gaston High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
North Gaston High School Asian Students (2003-2014)
Hispanic
8%
16%
North Gaston High School Black Students (1996-2015)
Black
15%
26%
North Gaston High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
74%
50%
North Gaston High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
3%
4%
North Gaston High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsNorth Gaston 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.
0.430.66
North Gaston 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%
North Gaston High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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.
7%
5%
North Gaston High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Gaston County s School District's student population of 31,954 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,165 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,853 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District NameGaston County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
56
1
Number of Students Managed31,954912
Gaston County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate74%76%
Gaston County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$292 MM$18 MM
Gaston County s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$282 MM$18 MM
Gaston County s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,165$10,864
Gaston County s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,853$10,591
Gaston County s School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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