Parkwood High School

  • Parkwood High School serves 1,006 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • Parkwood High School operates within the Union County School District.
  • Union County School District's 88% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1006 students has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,006 students
Parkwood High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Parkwood High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
Parkwood High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeParkwood High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
Parkwood High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Parkwood High School Asian Students (1997-2008)
Hispanic
8%
16%
Parkwood High School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
12%
26%
Parkwood High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
78%
50%
Parkwood High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Parkwood High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsParkwood 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.
0.370.66
Parkwood 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.
29%
52%
Parkwood High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2015)
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%
Parkwood High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Union County School District's student population of 41,650 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,195 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 38% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,134 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District NameUnion County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
52
1
Number of Students Managed41,650912
Union County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate88%76%
Union County School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$455 MM$18 MM
Union County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$371 MM$18 MM
Union County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,195$10,864
Union County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,134$10,591
Union County 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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