North Gaston High School



North Gaston High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

North Gaston 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
9 338
10 308
11 239
12 229

North Gaston High School is a public high school of the Gaston County School District located in Dallas, NC. It has 1,114 students in grades 9th through 12th. North Gaston High School is the 183rd largest public high school in North Carolina and the 5,282nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,114
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 63.5

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North Gaston High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 603
(54%)
5,275
(52%)
 Female 511
(46%)
4,842
(48%)

North Gaston High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 807
(72%)
6,462
(64%)
 Black 164
(15%)
2,149
(21%)
 Hispanic 91
(8%)
966
(10%)
 Two or More 44
(4%)
376
(4%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
138
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
20
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

North Gaston High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 555
(50%)
4,535
(45%)
 Not Eligible 484
(43%)
4,952
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 75
(7%)
630
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

North Gaston High School is ranked 135th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of North Gaston High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.6%) 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.

North Gaston High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1185
2006 1199
2007 1085
2008 1063
2009 1116
2010 1104
2011 1101
2012 1064
2013 1052
2014 1095
2015 1114

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 17
2007 15.6
2008 15.6
2009 17.9
2010 17.7
2011 17.5
2012 17.8
2013 17.7
2014 18
2015 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37721518987342
2006 0.41534612176814
2007 0.075576036866359
2008 0.074317968015052
2009 0.54749103942652
2010 0.54619565217391
2011 0.54405086285195
2012 0.57894736842105
2013 0.55608365019011
2014 0.54520547945205
2015 0.56552962298025

Compare North Gaston High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 
This School 56.6%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,114 17.5:1  
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