Watauga High School

2.00 5 1 (1 review)
300 Go Pioneers Drive

Boone, NC 28607
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (828)264-2407
  • Watauga High School serves 1,351 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • Watauga High School operates within the Watauga County s School District.
  • Watauga County s School District's 87% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1351 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 101 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,351 students
Watauga High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Watauga High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers101 teachers
Watauga High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeWatauga High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
Watauga High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
1%
3%
Watauga High School Asian Students (1990-2016)
Hispanic
6%
16%
Watauga High School Black Students (2000-2016)
Black
n/a
26%
Watauga High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
90%
50%
Watauga High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Watauga High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsWatauga High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.190.46
Watauga High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
52%
Watauga High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
Watauga High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

District Comparison

  • Watauga County s School District's student population of 4,402 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 87% has increased from 74% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,384 is higher than the state average of $8,969. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,883 is higher than the state average of $8,766. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameWatauga County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
1
Number of Students Managed4,402870
Watauga County s School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
Graduation Rate87%76%
Watauga County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2016)
District Total Revenue$52 MM$8 MM
Watauga County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$50 MM$8 MM
Watauga County s School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$11,384$8,969
Watauga County s School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$10,883$8,766
Watauga County s School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Boone Hardin Park Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 804 students
    1.7 miles
    361 Jefferson Road
    Boone, NC 28607
    (828)264-8481
    1.7 PK-8 804
  • Boone Watauga Innovation Academy
    Grades: 9-12
    1.8 miles
    300 Go Pioneers Dr
    Boone, NC 28607
    (919)807-3300
    1.8 9-12 n/a
  • Boone Two Rivers Community School Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 174 students
    3.9 miles
    1018 Archie Carroll Road
    Boone, NC 28607
    (828)262-5411
    3.9 K-8 174
  • Blowing Rock Blowing Rock Elementary School
    Grades: K-8 | 348 students
    4.8 miles
    165 Morris Street
    Blowing Rock, NC 28605
    (828)295-3204
    4.8 K-8 348
  • Boone Green Valley Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 375 students
    5.5 miles
    189 Big Hill Road
    Boone, NC 28607
    (828)264-3606
    5.5 PK-8 375

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Did You Know?
North Carolina public schools have a diversity score of 0.46, which is higher than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in North Carolina is Hoke County s School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.