Robert L. Patton High School



Robert L. Patton High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Robert L. Patton 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
9 301
10 282
11 236
12 205

Robert L. Patton High School is a public high school of the Burke County School District located in Morganton, NC. It has 1,024 students in grades 9th through 12th. Robert L. Patton High School is the 193rd largest public high school in North Carolina and the 5,709th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,024
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 56.79

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Robert L. Patton High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 538
(53%)
2,189
(52%)
 Female 486
(47%)
2,040
(48%)

Robert L. Patton High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 759
(74%)
3,167
(75%)
 Hispanic 146
(14%)
341
(8%)
 Black 48
(5%)
255
(6%)
 Two or More 38
(4%)
155
(4%)
 Asian 31
(3%)
303
(7%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Robert L. Patton High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 548
(54%)
1,946
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 382
(37%)
1,861
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 94
(9%)
422
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Robert L. Patton High School is ranked 179th out of 0 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Robert L. Patton High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.5%) is slightly 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.

Robert L. Patton High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 N/A
2007 834
2008 1006
2009 1064
2010 1070
2011 1029
2012 1024

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 N/A
2007 14.3
2008 15.6
2009 16.7
2010 17.2
2011 19.2
2012 18

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006
2007
2008 0.35487077534791
2009 0.40789473684211
2010 0.48130841121495
2011 0.44606413994169
2012 0.46484375

Compare Robert L. Patton High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.3%
 
This School 46.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Robert L. Patton High School
Morganton, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,024 18:1  
North Liberty
Morganton, NC
Public PK - 12 87 7.7:1 1 miles
Burke Middle College
Morganton, NC
Public 11 - 12 126 42:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 12 71 3:1 3 miles
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Public 06 - 12 164 10.4:1 6 miles
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Public 09 - 12 755 16.3:1 9 miles
East Burke High School
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Public 09 - 12 932 16.4:1 11 miles
West Caldwell High School
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Public 09 - 12 855 13.1:1 14 miles
Heritage Christian School
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Private PK - 12 142 10:1 15 miles
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