Plymouth High School

  • Plymouth High School serves 330 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Plymouth 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 50%.
  • Plymouth High School operates within the Washington County s School District.
  • Washington County s School District's 80-84% graduation rate is lower than the North Carolina state average of 88%.

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School Overview

  • Plymouth High School's student population of 330 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students330 students
Plymouth High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Plymouth High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Plymouth High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradePlymouth High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Plymouth High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2538 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Plymouth High School is 0.24, 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)20-24%
47%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
47%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
Plymouth High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
3%
Plymouth High School Asian Students (2001-2004)
Hispanic
4%
16%
Plymouth High School Black Students (1994-2016)
Black
87%
26%
Plymouth High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
8%
50%
Plymouth High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
1%
4%
Plymouth High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsPlymouth High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.240.46
Plymouth High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate75-79%
88%
Plymouth High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
52%
Plymouth High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
Plymouth High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Plymouth High School is Washington County s School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 272 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Washington County s School District's student population of 1,623 students has decreased by 10% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 80-84% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,268 is higher than the state average of $8,969. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,216 is higher than the state average of $8,766. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
    School District NameWashington County s School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    5
    1
    Number of Students Managed1,623870
    Washington County s School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    23%
    47%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    25%
    47%
    District Graduation Rate80-84%
    88%
    District Total Revenue$24 MM$8 MM
    District Spending$24 MM$8 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,268$8,969
    District Spending / Student$13,216$8,766
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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