R J Reynolds High School

  • R J Reynolds High School serves 1,771 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 53% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

R J Reynolds High School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • R J Reynolds High School's student population of 1,771 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 99 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,771 students
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Total Classroom Teachers99 teachers
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School Comparison

  • R J Reynolds High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of R J Reynolds High School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#1044 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
17%
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Black
35%
26%
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White
39%
49%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.700.67
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Graduation Rate
93%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWinston Salem/Forsyth County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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  • Winston Salem Kingswood School Alternative School
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    0.2 miles
    1001 Reynolda Road
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    (336)703-4128
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  • Winston Salem Wiley Magnet Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 579 students
    0.2 miles
    1400 Northwest Boulevard
    Winston Salem, NC 27104
    (336)727-2378
    0.2 6-8 579
  • Winston Salem Brunson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 601 students
    0.5 miles
    155 N Hawthorne Road
    Winston Salem, NC 27104
    (336)703-4206
    0.5 PK-5 601
  • Winston Salem Paisley Ib Magnet School
    Grades: 6-10 | 759 students
    0.9 miles
    1400 Grant Avenue
    Winston Salem, NC 27105
    (336)703-4168
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  • Winston Salem The Downtown School
    Grades: PK-8 | 425 students
    1.0 miles
    601 N Cherry Street
    Winston Salem, NC 27101
    (336)703-4125
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