Highland School of Technology



Highland School of Technology Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland School of Technology Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 144
10 144
11 138
12 135

Highland School of Technology is a public high school of the Gaston County School District located in Gastonia, NC. It has 561 students in grades 9th through 12th. Highland School of Technology is the 338th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 9,762nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.9 to 1.

Total Students: 561
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.48

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Highland School of Technology Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 285
(51%)
4,958
(51%)
 Female 276
(49%)
4,671
(49%)

Highland School of Technology Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 416
(74%)
6,433
(67%)
 Black 81
(14%)
2,004
(21%)
 Hispanic 32
(6%)
729
(8%)
 Two or More 21
(4%)
306
(3%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
131
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
24
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Highland School of Technology Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 406
(72%)
4,668
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 129
(23%)
4,286
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(5%)
675
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Highland School of Technology is ranked 392nd out of 0 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland School of Technology students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.6%) is lower than the state average of 46.3%. 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.

Highland School of Technology Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 550
2006 545
2007 551
2008 568
2009 570
2010 561
2011 562
2012 561

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.2
2006 12.1
2007 12.6
2008 13.4
2009 13.9
2010 13.9
2011 13.9
2012 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20363636363636
2006 0.24770642201835
2007 0.054446460980036
2008 0.073943661971831
2009 0.26666666666667
2010 0.26737967914439
2011 0.27758007117438
2012 0.27629233511586

Compare Highland School of Technology to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.6%
 
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Highland School of Technology
Gastonia, NC
Public 09 - 12 561 13.9:1  
Piedmont Community Charter School, Cfa
Gastonia, NC
Public KG - 12 1,203 17.9:1 2 miles
Webb St
Gastonia, NC
Public KG - 12 160 7.1:1 2 miles
Hunter Huss High School
Gastonia, NC
Public 09 - 12 989 16.1:1 3 miles
Victory Christian Academy
Gastonia, NC
Private PK - 12 100 10:1 3 miles
Gaston Early College High School
Dallas, NC
Public 09 - 12 106 12.7:1 3 miles
Warlick Academy
Gastonia, NC
Public 06 - 12 109 5.6:1 4 miles
North Gaston High School
Dallas, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,064 17.8:1 4 miles
Tabernacle Christian Academy
Dallas, NC
Private KG - 12 151 10:1 4 miles
Ashbrook High School
Gastonia, NC
Public 08 - 12 1,438 19.3:1 5 miles
Gaston Christian School
Gastonia, NC
Private PK - 12 837 9:1 6 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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