Swain County High School



Swain County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Swain County High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 179
10 141
11 153
12 98

Swain County High School is a public high school of the Swain County School District located in Bryson City, NC. It has 571 students in grades 9th through 12th. Swain County High School is the 356th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 9,733rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.4 to 1.

Total Students: 571
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.94

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Swain County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 303
(53%)
355
(53%)
 Female 268
(47%)
311
(47%)

Swain County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 375
(66%)
441
(66%)
 American Indian 146
(26%)
146
(22%)
 Two or More 23
(4%)
32
(5%)
 Hispanic 21
(4%)
36
(5%)
 Black 4
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Swain County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 301
(53%)
396
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 202
(35%)
202
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 68
(12%)
68
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Swain County High School is ranked 335th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Swain County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 48.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Swain County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 572
2006 591
2007 559
2008 445
2009 618
2010 613
2011 593
2012 587
2013 591
2014 590
2015 571

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.7
2006 13.4
2007 12.2
2008 9.6
2009 12.7
2010 13.2
2011 13.2
2012 12.8
2013 13.5
2014 13.3
2015 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43006993006993
2006 0.44162436548223
2007 0.4561717352415
2008
2009 0.53721682847896
2010 0.55138662316476
2011 0.57504215851602
2012 0.61839863713799
2013 0.57529610829103
2014 0.51694915254237
2015 0.47285464098074

Compare Swain County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 47.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Public 09 - 12 571 12.4:1  
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