Porter Ridge High School



Porter Ridge High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Porter Ridge 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
9 406
10 364
11 368
12 315

Porter Ridge High School is a public high school of the Union County Public Schools located in Indian Trail, NC. It has 1,453 students in grades 9th through 12th. Porter Ridge High School is the 88th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 3,409th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,453
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 72.4

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Porter Ridge High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 763
(53%)
6,209
(51%)
 Female 690
(47%)
5,902
(49%)

Porter Ridge High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,117
(77%)
8,496
(70%)
 Black 144
(10%)
1,742
(14%)
 Hispanic 139
(10%)
1,420
(12%)
 Two or More 27
(2%)
217
(2%)
 Asian 17
(1%)
206
(2%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
24
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
6
(0%)

Porter Ridge High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,057
(73%)
8,479
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 291
(20%)
2,952
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 105
(7%)
680
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Porter Ridge High School is ranked 244th out of 0 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Porter Ridge High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.3%) 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.

Porter Ridge High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1093
2006 1434
2007 1477
2008 1621
2009 1512
2010 1456
2011 1436
2012 1453

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 19.6
2007 18.2
2008 19.6
2009 18.5
2010 20.1
2011 20.6
2012 20.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20494053064959
2006 0.19177126917713
2007
2008
2009 0.24537037037037
2010 0.24656593406593
2011 0.26740947075209
2012 0.27253957329663

Compare Porter Ridge High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,010.0% 20.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.3%
 
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Porter Ridge High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,453 20.1:1  
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Public KG - 12 1,214 15.8:1 7 miles
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