West Carteret High School



West Carteret High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Carteret 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
9 376
10 350
11 273
12 259

West Carteret High School is a public high school of the Carteret County Public Schools located in Morehead City, NC. It has 1,258 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Carteret High School is the 153rd largest public high school in North Carolina and the 4,485th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,258
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 81.49

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West Carteret High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 633
(50%)
1,441
(51%)
 Female 625
(50%)
1,409
(49%)

West Carteret High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 945
(75%)
2,280
(80%)
 Hispanic 121
(10%)
181
(6%)
 Black 92
(7%)
197
(7%)
 Two or More 73
(6%)
145
(5%)
 Asian 20
(2%)
30
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
15
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

West Carteret High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 759
(60%)
1,803
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 430
(34%)
886
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 69
(5%)
161
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Carteret High School is ranked 195th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Carteret High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 48.8%. 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.

West Carteret High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1254
2006 1167
2007 1119
2008 1208
2009 1211
2010 1196
2011 1190
2012 1217
2013 1142
2014 1215
2015 1258

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 13.2
2007 12.6
2008 13.9
2009 14.3
2010 14.2
2011 15.2
2012 14.2
2013 14.1
2014 15.3
2015 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29186602870813
2006 0.29134532990574
2007 0.27077747989276
2008 0.28559602649007
2009 0.31296449215524
2010 0.33612040133779
2011 0.32689075630252
2012 0.35086277732128
2013 0.37040280210158
2014 0.36131687242798
2015 0.3966613672496

Compare West Carteret High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 39.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Public 09 - 12 1,258 15.4:1  
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