Kinston High School



Kinston High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kinston 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
9 234
10 234
11 221
12 180

Kinston High School is a public high school of the Lenoir County Public Schools located in Kinston, NC. It has 869 students in grades 8th through 12th. Kinston High School is the 244th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 6,744th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.9 to 1.

Total Students: 869
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 58.5

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Kinston High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 438
(50%)
1,473
(51%)
 Female 431
(50%)
1,391
(49%)

Kinston High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 751
(86%)
1,356
(47%)
 White 56
(6%)
1,164
(41%)
 Hispanic 30
(3%)
244
(9%)
 Two or More 24
(3%)
75
(3%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
15
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Kinston High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 620
(71%)
1,488
(52%)
 Not Eligible 179
(21%)
1,186
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 70
(8%)
190
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Kinston High School is ranked 77th out of 0 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kinston High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.4%) 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.

Kinston High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1104
2006 1028
2007 987
2008 953
2009 927
2010 916
2011 903
2012 869

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.7
2006 13.8
2007 13.6
2008 14.3
2009 15.3
2010 15.8
2011 15
2012 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55525362318841
2006 0.54280155642023
2007 0.60891590678825
2008 0.61280167890871
2009 0.680690399137
2010 0.75873362445415
2011 0.78183831672204
2012 0.79401611047181

Compare Kinston High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 79.4%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Kinston High School
Kinston, NC
Public 08 - 12 869 14.9:1  
Arendell Parrott Academy
Kinston, NC
Private KG - 12 788 13:1 3 miles
Lenoir County Early College High School
Kinston, NC
Public 09 - 12 155 18.6:1 5 miles
Bethel Christian Academy
Kinston, NC
Private PK - 12 325 16:1 5 miles
North Lenoir High School
La Grange, NC
Public 09 - 12 967 16.4:1 7 miles
Sampson School
Kinston, NC
Public PK - 12 71 8.4:1 8 miles
Mt Calvary Christian Academy
Hookerton, NC
Private PK - 12 92 6:1 9 miles
South Lenoir High School
Deep Run, NC
Public 09 - 12 802 16.8:1 13 miles
Ayden-Grifton High School
Ayden, NC
Public 09 - 12 665 15.4:1 13 miles
Greene Early College High School
Snow Hill, NC
Public 09 - 12 109 14.5:1 14 miles
Greene Central High School
Snow Hill, NC
Public 09 - 12 844 12.8:1 14 miles
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