Watauga High School

  • Watauga High School serves 1,365 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 1365 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 102 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,365 students
Watauga High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Watauga High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers102 teachers
Watauga High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeWatauga High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
Watauga High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
1%
3%
Watauga High School Asian Students (1994-2015)
Hispanic
6%
16%
Watauga High School Black Students (1998-2015)
Black
n/a
26%
Watauga High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
90%
50%
Watauga High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Watauga High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWatauga 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.
0.190.66
Watauga High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
23%
52%
Watauga High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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.
6%
5%
Watauga High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Watauga County s School District's student population of 4,406 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,384 is higher than the state average of $10,864. 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 $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameWatauga County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
1
Number of Students Managed4,406912
Watauga County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate87%76%
Watauga County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$52 MM$18 MM
Watauga County s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$50 MM$18 MM
Watauga County s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,384$10,864
Watauga County s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,883$10,591
Watauga 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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