Mountain Heritage High School



Mountain Heritage High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mountain Heritage 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
9 215
10 193
11 146
12 149

Mountain Heritage High School is a public high school of the Yancey County School District located in Burnsville, NC. It has 703 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mountain Heritage High School is the 317th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 8,249th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.9 to 1.

Total Students: 703
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 54.39

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Mountain Heritage High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 368
(52%)
368
(52%)
 Female 335
(48%)
335
(48%)

Mountain Heritage High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 642
(91%)
642
(91%)
 Hispanic 46
(7%)
46
(7%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Black 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Mountain Heritage High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 381
(54%)
381
(54%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 249
(35%)
249
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 73
(10%)
73
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mountain Heritage High School is ranked 298th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mountain Heritage High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.8%) 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.

Mountain Heritage High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 797
2006 778
2007 733
2008 814
2009 751
2010 732
2011 717
2012 677
2013 676
2014 671
2015 703

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 12.9
2007 12.5
2008 14.1
2009 13.6
2010 12.5
2011 12.4
2012 12.2
2013 12
2014 12.4
2015 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35508155583438
2006 0.39717223650386
2007 0.39017735334243
2008
2009 0.44474034620506
2010 0.44398907103825
2011 0.46722454672245
2012 0.4711964549483
2013 0.4585798816568
2014 0.45454545454545
2015 0.45803698435277

Compare Mountain Heritage High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.8%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 

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