Tar River Academy



Tar River Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tar River Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 10
7 13
8 14
9 10
10 19
11 14
12 28

Tar River Academy is a public high school of the Nash-Rocky Mount School District located in Rocky Mount, NC. It has 108 students in grades 6th through 12th. Tar River Academy is the 580th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 20,164th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 6.1 to 1.

Total Students: 108
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 6.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.82

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Tar River Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 77
(71%)
2,590
(52%)
 Female 31
(29%)
2,357
(48%)

Tar River Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 79
(73%)
2,463
(50%)
 White 16
(15%)
1,733
(35%)
 Hispanic 8
(7%)
494
(10%)
 Two or More 5
(5%)
186
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
33
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
31
(1%)

Tar River Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 103
(95%)
2,537
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(3%)
392
(8%)
 Not Eligible 2
(2%)
2,018
(41%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Tar River Academy is ranked 479th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Tar River Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.1%) is significantly 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.

Tar River Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 64
2006 75
2007 82
2008 68
2009 95
2010 95
2011 101
2012 100
2013 104
2014 115
2015 108

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 5.3
2006 6.2
2007 10.2
2008 5.7
2009 7.9
2010 4.1
2011 5.2
2012 4.8
2013 5.2
2014 6.4
2015 6.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.953125
2006 0.66666666666667
2007 0.63414634146341
2008
2009 0.8
2010 0.96842105263158
2011 0.82178217821782
2012 0.97
2013 0.95192307692308
2014 0.94782608695652
2015 0.98148148148148

Compare Tar River Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
610.0% 6.1:1
 
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 98.1%
 

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