East Gaston High School



East Gaston High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

East Gaston 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
9 275
10 245
11 220
12 236

East Gaston High School is a public high school of the Gaston County School District located in Mount Holly, NC. It has 976 students in grades 9th through 12th. East Gaston High School is the 222nd largest public high school in North Carolina and the 6,122nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.5 to 1.

Total Students: 976
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 63.16

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East Gaston High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 507
(52%)
5,275
(52%)
 Female 469
(48%)
4,842
(48%)

East Gaston High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 766
(78%)
6,462
(64%)
 Black 106
(11%)
2,149
(21%)
 Hispanic 65
(7%)
966
(10%)
 Two or More 29
(3%)
376
(4%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
138
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
20
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

East Gaston High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 518
(53%)
4,952
(49%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 379
(39%)
4,535
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 79
(8%)
630
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

East Gaston High School is ranked 222nd out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of East Gaston High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.9%) 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.

East Gaston High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1569
2006 1546
2007 1450
2008 1564
2009 1519
2010 1486
2011 1505
2012 1524
2013 1227
2014 1122
2015 976

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 17.4
2007 16
2008 18
2009 18
2010 17.3
2011 18.2
2012 18.4
2013 16.9
2014 16.7
2015 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25621414913958
2006 0.27619663648124
2007 0.069655172413793
2008 0.082480818414322
2009 0.39499670836076
2010 0.40915208613728
2011 0.40531561461794
2012 0.43635170603675
2013 0.43520782396088
2014 0.42780748663102
2015 0.46926229508197

Compare East Gaston High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 46.9%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
East Gaston High School
Mount Holly, NC
Public 09 - 12 976 15.5:1  
Cramerton Christian Academy
Cramerton, NC
Private PK - 12 447 13:1 5 miles
Warlick Academy
Gastonia, NC
Public 06 - 12 118 5.9:1 5 miles
Gaston Christian School
Gastonia, NC
Private PK - 12 895 14:1 5 miles
Stuart W Cramer High School
Belmont, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,043 18.5:1 5 miles
Ashbrook High School
Gastonia, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,431 16.8:1 6 miles
North Gaston High School
Dallas, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,114 17.5:1 6 miles
Mountain Island Charter School
Mount Holly, NC
Public KG - 12 1,309 18:1 6 miles
Mountain Island Day School
Charlotte, NC
Private PK - 10 218 9:1 7 miles
Gaston Early College High School
Dallas, NC
Public 09 - 13 198 23.1:1 7 miles
South Point High School
Belmont, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,022 17.5:1 7 miles
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