Hiwassee Dam High School



Hiwassee Dam High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hiwassee Dam 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 69
10 49
11 47
12 42

Hiwassee Dam High School is a public high school of the Cherokee County School District located in Murphy, NC. It has 207 students in grades 9th through 12th. Hiwassee Dam High School is the 499th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 17,047th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.1 to 1.

Total Students: 207
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.84

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Hiwassee Dam High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 111
(54%)
624
(54%)
 Female 96
(46%)
537
(46%)

Hiwassee Dam High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 199
(96%)
1,050
(90%)
 Hispanic 6
(3%)
42
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
28
(2%)
 Black 1
(0%)
15
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
20
(2%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
6
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Hiwassee Dam High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 84
(41%)
497
(43%)
 Not Eligible 81
(39%)
549
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(20%)
115
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Hiwassee Dam High School is ranked 455th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hiwassee Dam High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.9%) 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.

Hiwassee Dam High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 189
2006 172
2007 196
2008 214
2009 217
2010 210
2011 215
2012 199
2013 204
2014 203
2015 207

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.4
2006 12.2
2007 12.9
2008 13.2
2009 14.5
2010 14
2011 14
2012 12.1
2013 12.7
2014 12.8
2015 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43386243386243
2006 0.48837209302326
2007 0.47959183673469
2008 0.44392523364486
2009 0.52995391705069
2010 0.55238095238095
2011 0.5906976744186
2012 0.54773869346734
2013 0.57352941176471
2014 0.56650246305419
2015 0.60869565217391

Compare Hiwassee Dam High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 
This School 60.9%
 

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