Robert L. Patton High School

  • Robert L. Patton High School serves 1,017 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • Robert L. Patton High School operates within the Burke County s School District.
  • Burke County s School District's 84% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1017 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,017 students
Robert L. Patton High School Total Students (2008-2015)
Gender %Robert L. Patton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
Robert L. Patton High School Total Teachers (2007-2015)
Students by GradeRobert L. Patton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
Robert L. Patton High School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2015)
Asian
2%
3%
Robert L. Patton High School Asian Students (2008-2015)
Hispanic
20%
16%
Robert L. Patton High School Black Students (2008-2015)
Black
2%
26%
Robert L. Patton High School Black Students (2008-2015)
White
73%
50%
Robert L. Patton High School White Students (2008-2015)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Robert L. Patton High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsRobert L. Patton 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.
0.430.66
Robert L. Patton High School Diversity Score (2008-2015)
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.
34%
52%
Robert L. Patton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2015)
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.
11%
5%
Robert L. Patton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2015)

District Comparison

  • Burke County s School District's student population of 12,984 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 92% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,336 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,284 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameBurke County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
1
Number of Students Managed12,984912
Burke County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate84%76%
Burke County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$125 MM$18 MM
Burke County s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$124 MM$18 MM
Burke County s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,336$10,864
Burke County s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,284$10,591
Burke County s 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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