Phoenix High School

750 S Merritt Mill Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 81 students in grades 8-12, Phoenix High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 42%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 55% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 81 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • : 70-74% (Btm 50% in NC)
  • : <50% (Top 1%)
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Phoenix High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

Phoenix High School's student population of 81 students has grown by 189% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 142% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-12
Total Students
81 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Phoenix High School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NC)
(20-21)
<50%
42%
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21-39%
50%
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<50%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
27%
20%
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Black
37%
25%
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White
21%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.74
This chart display the diversity score of Phoenix High School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
70-74%
86%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% NC state average), while 21-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% NC state average).
What is the graduation rate of Phoenix High School?
The graduation rate of Phoenix High School is 70-74%, which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 86%.
How many students attend Phoenix High School?
81 students attend Phoenix High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
37% of Phoenix High School students are Black, 27% of students are Hispanic, 21% of students are White, 11% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Phoenix High School?
Phoenix High School has a student ration of 5:1, which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Phoenix High School offer ?
Phoenix High School offers enrollment in grades 8-12
What school district is Phoenix High School part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 81 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • : 70-74% (Btm 50%)
  • : <50% (Top 1%)
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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