Overhills High School

2495 Ray Road
Spring Lake, NC 28390
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Overhills High School serves 1,826 students in grades 9-12.
Overhills High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤1% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Overhills High School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

Overhills High School's student population of 1,826 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,826 students
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Total Classroom Teachers95 teachers
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School Comparison

Overhills High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,561 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Overhills High School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#2102 out of 2561 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤1%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
15%
18%
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Black
35%
25%
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White
39%
48%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.700.68
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Graduation Rate
87%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarnett County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Overhills High School is Pine Forest High School (6.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Overhills Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Overhills Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Spring Lake Overhills Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 954 students
    0.1 miles
    2626 Ray Road
    Spring Lake, NC 28390
    (910) 436-3545
    0.1 PK-5 954
  • Spring Lake Overhills Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 745 students
    0.1 miles
    2711 Ray Road
    Spring Lake, NC 28390
    (910) 436-0009
    0.1 6-8 745
  • Spring Lake Anderson Creek Academy Charter School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 245 students
    3.9 miles
    4940 Ray Road
    Spring Lake, NC 28390
    (910) 814-9001
    3.9 K-5 245
  • Bunnlevel Anderson Creek Primary
    Grades: PK-2 | 620 students
    3.9 miles
    914 Anderson Creek Sch Rd
    Bunnlevel, NC 28323
    (910) 893-4523
    3.9 PK-2 620
  • Spring Lake Manchester Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 368 students
    4.0 miles
    611 Spring Avenue
    Spring Lake, NC 28390
    (910) 436-2151
    4 PK-5 368

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