North Gaston High School

  • North Gaston High School serves 1,174 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 31% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 34% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • North Gaston High School's student population of 1,174 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,174 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Gaston High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Gaston High School is 0.47, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#2048 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
9%
17%
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Black
16%
26%
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White
71%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Gaston High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.470.46
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Graduation Rate
85%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Gaston High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGaston County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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