Rocky River High School

10505 Clear Creek Commerce Dr
Charlotte, NC 28227
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 1,549 students in grades 9-12, Rocky River High School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 55% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,549 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : 80% (Btm 50% in NC)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Rocky River High School's student population of 1,549 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,549 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
84 teachers
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School Rankings

Rocky River High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,617 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Rocky River High School is 0.56, which is less 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)
#1878 out of 2617 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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40-44%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Rocky River High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
35%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rocky River High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
34%
20%
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Black
57%
25%
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White
4%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.56
This chart display the diversity score of Rocky River High School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
80%
86%
This chart display graduation rate of Rocky River High School and public school graduation rate of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
2%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Rocky River High School's ranking?
Rocky River High School is ranked #1878 out of 2,617 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in North Carolina.
What schools are Rocky River High School often compared to?
Rocky River High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Mallard Creek High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 51% NC state average), while 35% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% NC state average).
What is the graduation rate of Rocky River High School?
The graduation rate of Rocky River High School is 80%, which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 86%.
How many students attend Rocky River High School?
1,549 students attend Rocky River High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Rocky River High School students are Black, 34% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Rocky River High School?
Rocky River High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Rocky River High School offer ?
Rocky River High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Rocky River High School part of?
Rocky River High School is part of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,549 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : 80% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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