Gaston Early College High School



Gaston Early College High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gaston Early College 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 54
10 45
11 43
12 36

Gaston Early College High School is a public high school of the Gaston County School District located in Dallas, NC. It has 198 students in grades 9th through 13th. Gaston Early College High School is the 507th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 17,304th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.1 to 1.

Total Students: 198
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 8.57

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Gaston Early College High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 138
(70%)
4,842
(48%)
 Male 60
(30%)
5,275
(52%)

Gaston Early College High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 138
(70%)
6,462
(64%)
 Hispanic 24
(12%)
966
(10%)
 Black 18
(9%)
2,149
(21%)
 Two or More 12
(6%)
376
(4%)
 Asian 6
(3%)
138
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
20
(0%)

Gaston Early College High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 115
(58%)
4,952
(49%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 68
(34%)
4,535
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(8%)
630
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Gaston Early College High School is ranked 512th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gaston Early College High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.9%) 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.

Gaston Early College High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 105
2011 129
2012 106
2013 147
2014 170
2015 198

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 N/A
2011 21.3
2012 12.7
2013 17.6
2014 20.6
2015 23.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.55238095238095
2011 0.55813953488372
2012 0.59433962264151
2013 0.52380952380952
2014 0.42941176470588
2015 0.41919191919192

Compare Gaston Early College High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,310.0% 23.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.9%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 

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