Parkwood High School

  • Parkwood High School serves 1,072 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 53% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Parkwood High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Parkwood High School's student population of 1,072 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,072 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Parkwood High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,538 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Parkwood High School is 0.40, which is less 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
47%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
47%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
9%
16%
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Black
12%
26%
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White
76%
50%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Parkwood High School and the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Carolina by year.NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.400.46
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Graduation Rate90-94%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Parkwood High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnion County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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