Pender High School

  • Pender High School serves 642 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
  • Pender High School operates within the Pender County s School District.
  • Pender County s School District's 79% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 642 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 642 students
Pender High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Pender High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Pender High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Pender High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Pender High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Pender High School American Indian Students (2003-2013)
Hispanic
14%
16%
Pender High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
38%
26%
Pender High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
46%
50%
Pender High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Pender High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Pender High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Pender High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC 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.
0.63 0.45
Pender 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.
60%
52%
Pender High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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%
Pender High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Pender County s School District's student population of 9,085 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,174 in this district is less than the state average of $11,110. The district revenue/student has declined by 16% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,529 is less than the state average of $11,529. The district spending/student has declined by 20% over four years.
School District Name Pender County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
1
Number of Students Managed 9,085 912
Pender County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 79% 76%
Pender County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $71 MM $10 MM
Pender County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $74 MM $11 MM
Pender County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,174 $11,110
Pender County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,529 $11,529
Pender County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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