Gaston College Preparatory



Gaston College Preparatory Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gaston College Preparatory Students by Grade
PK 0
K 97
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 111
6 102
7 103
8 99
9 95
10 80
11 68
12 60

Gaston College Preparatory is a public high school of the Gaston College Preparatory School District located in Gaston, NC. It has 815 students in grades 5th through 12th. Gaston College Preparatory is the 261st largest public high school in North Carolina and the 7,159th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.3 to 1.

Total Students: 815
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 50

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Gaston College Preparatory Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 438
(54%)
438
(54%)
 Male 377
(46%)
377
(46%)

Gaston College Preparatory Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 611
(75%)
611
(75%)
 White 158
(19%)
158
(19%)
 Hispanic 18
(2%)
18
(2%)
 Two or More 15
(2%)
15
(2%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Gaston College Preparatory Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 452
(55%)
452
(55%)
 Not Eligible 258
(32%)
258
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 105
(13%)
105
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Gaston College Preparatory is ranked 128th out of 0 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gaston College Preparatory students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.3%) 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.

Gaston College Preparatory Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 375
2006 147
2007 593
2008 631
2009 703
2010 714
2011 711
2012 815

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 34.1
2006 N/A
2007 16.5
2008 14
2009 13.8
2010 14.8
2011 15.5
2012 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007 0.56829679595278
2008 0.62282091917591
2009 0.64011379800853
2010 0.63585434173669
2011 0.67229254571027
2012 0.68343558282209

Compare Gaston College Preparatory to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 68.3%
 

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Public 05 - 12 815 16.3:1  
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