Purnell Swett High School



Purnell Swett High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Purnell Swett 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
9 504
10 459
11 401
12 365

Purnell Swett High School is a public high school of the Public Schools of Robeson County located in Pembroke, NC. It has 1,729 students in grades 9th through 12th. Purnell Swett High School is the 49th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 2,344th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,729
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 96.5

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Purnell Swett High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 891
(52%)
3,798
(51%)
 Female 838
(48%)
3,603
(49%)

Purnell Swett High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 American Indian 1,435
(83%)
3,099
(42%)
 Black 165
(10%)
2,136
(29%)
 White 49
(3%)
1,290
(17%)
 Two or More 44
(3%)
213
(3%)
 Hispanic 32
(2%)
595
(8%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
65
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Purnell Swett High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,176
(68%)
5,145
(70%)
 Not Eligible 418
(24%)
1,707
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 135
(8%)
549
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Purnell Swett High School is ranked 6th out of 0 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Purnell Swett High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.8%) is significantly 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.

Purnell Swett High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1524
2006 1414
2007 1443
2008 1530
2009 1684
2010 1648
2011 1705
2012 1729

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.7
2006 14.3
2007 14.5
2008 16.2
2009 17
2010 16.6
2011 17.7
2012 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5255905511811
2006 0.5968882602546
2007
2008
2009 0.67933491686461
2010 0.69660194174757
2011 0.68211143695015
2012 0.75824175824176

Compare Purnell Swett High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 75.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Public 09 - 12 1,729 17.9:1  
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