East Mecklenburg High School



East Mecklenburg High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

East Mecklenburg 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
9 657
10 487
11 374
12 343

East Mecklenburg High School is a public high school of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District located in Charlotte, NC. It has 1,861 students in grades 9th through 12th. East Mecklenburg High School is the 42nd largest public high school in North Carolina and the 1,996th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,861
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 113.01

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East Mecklenburg High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 972
(52%)
22,132
(50%)
 Male 889
(48%)
22,357
(50%)

East Mecklenburg High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 825
(44%)
19,012
(43%)
 Hispanic 407
(22%)
8,516
(19%)
 White 384
(21%)
13,172
(30%)
 Asian 163
(9%)
2,325
(5%)
 Two or More 74
(4%)
1,237
(3%)
 American Indian 7
(0%)
192
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
35
(0%)

East Mecklenburg High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 977
(52%)
22,566
(51%)
 Not Eligible 783
(42%)
20,162
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 101
(5%)
1,761
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

East Mecklenburg High School is ranked 19th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of East Mecklenburg High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 48.8%. 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.

East Mecklenburg High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2337
2006 2126
2007 1900
2008 2125
2009 2132
2010 1761
2011 1686
2012 1793
2013 1846
2014 1840
2015 1861

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.7
2006 13.5
2007 12.6
2008 14.3
2009 15.9
2010 15.8
2011 16.3
2012 18
2013 16.5
2014 16.5
2015 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42618741976893
2006 0.42474129821261
2007 0.42842105263158
2008 0.45929411764706
2009 0.56050656660413
2010 0.56445201590006
2011 0.61209964412811
2012 0.64082543223648
2013 0.61105092091008
2014 0.57826086956522
2015 0.57925846319183

Compare East Mecklenburg High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 
This School 57.9%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,861 16.5:1  
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Private PK - 12 853 9:1 4 miles
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