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
9 220
10 210
11 178
12 180

Kinston High School is a public high school of the Lenoir County Public Schools located in Kinston, NC. It has 788 students in grades 9th through 12th. Kinston High School is the 288th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 7,511th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.0 to 1.

Total Students: 788
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 52.5

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Kinston High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 395
(50%)
1,376
(50%)
 Male 393
(50%)
1,383
(50%)

Kinston High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 715
(91%)
1,334
(48%)
 White 41
(5%)
1,072
(39%)
 Hispanic 15
(2%)
279
(10%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
55
(2%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
16
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Kinston High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 785
(100%)
2,740
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
19
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Kinston High School is ranked 80th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kinston High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.6%) is significantly 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.

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
2013 879
2014 854
2015 788

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
2013 16.1
2014 15.5
2015 15

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
2013 0.80318543799772
2014 0.98594847775176
2015 0.99619289340102

Compare Kinston High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 
This School 99.6%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Kinston High School
Kinston, NC
Public 09 - 12 788 15:1  
Arendell Parrott Academy
Kinston, NC
Private PK - 12 719 11:1 3 miles
Lenoir County Early College High School
Kinston, NC
Public 09 - 13 211 23.4:1 5 miles
Bethel Christian Academy
Kinston, NC
Private PK - 12 416 14:1 5 miles
North Lenoir High School
La Grange, NC
Public 09 - 12 908 15.8:1 7 miles
Lenoir County Learning Academy
Kinston, NC
Public PK - 12 53 5.9:1 8 miles
Mt Calvary Christian Academy
Hookerton, NC
Private PK - 12 78 6:1 9 miles
South Lenoir High School
Deep Run, NC
Public 09 - 12 799 16.1:1 13 miles
Ayden-Grifton High School
Ayden, NC
Public 09 - 12 718 15.8:1 13 miles
Greene Early College High School
Snow Hill, NC
Public 09 - 13 157 24.2:1 14 miles
Greene Central High School
Snow Hill, NC
Public 09 - 12 909 15.5:1 14 miles
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