Western Harnett High School



Western Harnett High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Western Harnett 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
9 467
10 380
11 322
12 281

Western Harnett High School is a public high school of the Harnett County School District located in Lillington, NC. It has 1,450 students in grades 9th through 12th. Western Harnett High School is the 101st largest public high school in North Carolina and the 3,551st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,450
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 73.11

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Western Harnett High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 737
(51%)
3,239
(52%)
 Female 713
(49%)
3,006
(48%)

Western Harnett High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 803
(55%)
2,980
(48%)
 Black 284
(20%)
1,703
(27%)
 Hispanic 244
(17%)
1,096
(18%)
 Two or More 92
(6%)
326
(5%)
 American Indian 12
(1%)
65
(1%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
43
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(0%)
32
(1%)

Western Harnett High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 667
(46%)
2,728
(44%)
 Not Eligible 635
(44%)
2,966
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 148
(10%)
551
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Western Harnett High School is ranked 63rd out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Western Harnett High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.2%) is slightly 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.

Western Harnett High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1175
2006 1149
2007 1133
2008 1275
2009 1263
2010 1274
2011 1271
2012 1268
2013 1403
2014 1338
2015 1450

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 15.5
2007 14.1
2008 15.7
2009 15.7
2010 17.4
2011 17.1
2012 16.4
2013 17.4
2014 17.7
2015 19.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006 0.47258485639687
2007 0.46954986760812
2008 0.45411764705882
2009 0.48931116389549
2010 0.47174254317111
2011 0.51140833988985
2012 0.53154574132492
2013 0.53955808980756
2014 0.52765321375187
2015 0.56206896551724

Compare Western Harnett High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,980.0% 19.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 
This School 56.2%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,450 19.8:1  
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