Pender High School



Pender High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pender High School Students by Grade
PK 25
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 188
10 171
11 130
12 122

Pender High School is a public high school of the Pender County School District located in Burgaw, NC. It has 636 students in grades 9th through 12th. Pender High School is the 319th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 8,826th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.6 to 1.

Total Students: 636
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.86

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Pender High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 341
(54%)
1,363
(51%)
 Female 295
(46%)
1,304
(49%)

Pender High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 308
(48%)
1,832
(69%)
 Black 232
(36%)
497
(19%)
 Hispanic 75
(12%)
248
(9%)
 Two or More 13
(2%)
59
(2%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Pender High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 407
(64%)
1,143
(43%)
 Not Eligible 170
(27%)
1,289
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 59
(9%)
235
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Pender High School is ranked 187th out of 0 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pender High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 46.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Pender High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 719
2006 663
2007 658
2008 661
2009 698
2010 655
2011 645
2012 636

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 14.7
2007 14.8
2008 13.8
2009 16
2010 14.4
2011 15.5
2012 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.52294853963839
2006 0.61236802413273
2007 0.56990881458967
2008 0.57034795763994
2009 0.5458452722063
2010 0.63206106870229
2011 0.68062015503876
2012 0.73270440251572

Compare Pender High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 73.3%
 

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