Tarboro High School

  • Tarboro High School serves 617 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Tarboro 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Tarboro High School's student population of 617 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students617 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tarboro High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,555 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tarboro High School is 0.45, which is less 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#2418 out of 2555 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
10%
17%
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Black
72%
26%
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White
17%
49%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tarboro High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.450.67
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Graduation Rate75-79%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tarboro High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEdgecombe County Public Schools School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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