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
9 265
10 270
11 204
12 223

Robert L. Patton High School is a public high school of the Burke County School District located in Morganton, NC. It has 962 students in grades 9th through 12th. Robert L. Patton High School is the 225th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 6,213th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.0 to 1.

Total Students: 962
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 56.65

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Robert L. Patton High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 546
(57%)
2,240
(53%)
 Female 416
(43%)
1,981
(47%)

Robert L. Patton High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 696
(72%)
3,137
(74%)
 Hispanic 176
(18%)
436
(10%)
 Two or More 32
(3%)
162
(4%)
 Asian 27
(3%)
241
(6%)
 Black 25
(3%)
225
(5%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
10
(0%)

Robert L. Patton High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 494
(51%)
2,104
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 381
(40%)
1,720
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 87
(9%)
397
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Robert L. Patton High School is ranked 215th out of 646 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 (48.6%) 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.

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
2013 1017
2014 1017
2015 962

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
2013 18
2014 19.1
2015 17

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
2013 0.47197640117994
2014 0.45329400196657
2015 0.48648648648649

Compare Robert L. Patton High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 48.6%
 
State Average 48.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Robert L. Patton High School
Morganton, NC
Public 09 - 12 962 17:1  
North Liberty
Morganton, NC
Public PK - 12 93 7.7:1 1 miles
Burke Middle College
Morganton, NC
Public 11 - 12 129 51.6:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 12 70 3:1 3 miles
Freedom High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,214 19:1 5 miles
Hallyburton Academy
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Public 06 - 12 116 7.7:1 6 miles
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Public 09 - 12 713 16.9:1 9 miles
East Burke High School
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Public 09 - 12 994 16.9:1 11 miles
West Caldwell High School
Lenoir, NC
Public 09 - 12 883 13.1:1 14 miles
Heritage Christian School
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Private PK - 12 118 11:1 15 miles
Caldwell Early College
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Public 09 - 13 379 19.9:1 15 miles
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