West Montgomery High School

  • West Montgomery High School serves 572 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • West Montgomery High School operates within the Montgomery County s School District.
  • Montgomery County s School District's 75% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 572 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 572 students
West Montgomery High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % West Montgomery High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
West Montgomery High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade West Montgomery High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
West Montgomery High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
4%
3%
West Montgomery High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
8%
16%
West Montgomery High School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
29%
26%
West Montgomery High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
57%
50%
West Montgomery High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
West Montgomery High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
4%
West Montgomery High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups West Montgomery High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC 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.
0.59 0.45
West Montgomery 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.
50%
52%
West Montgomery High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
7%
5%
West Montgomery High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Montgomery County s School District's student population of 4,194 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,810 in this district is less than the state average of $11,110. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,716 is less than the state average of $11,529. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Montgomery County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
1
Number of Students Managed 4,194 912
Montgomery County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 76%
Montgomery County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $41 MM $10 MM
Montgomery County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $40 MM $11 MM
Montgomery County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,810 $11,110
Montgomery County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,716 $11,529
Montgomery County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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