R-S Central High School



R-S Central High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

R-S Central 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
9 240
10 230
11 221
12 175

R-S Central High School is a public high school of the Rutherford County School District located in Rutherfordton, NC. It has 866 students in grades 9th through 12th. R-S Central High School is the 256th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 6,856th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.7 to 1.

Total Students: 866
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 58.94

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R-S Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 447
(52%)
1,390
(52%)
 Female 419
(48%)
1,302
(48%)

R-S Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 643
(74%)
2,003
(74%)
 Black 133
(15%)
342
(13%)
 Two or More 50
(6%)
172
(6%)
 Hispanic 32
(4%)
148
(5%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
16
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

R-S Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 861
(99%)
2,664
(99%)
 Not Eligible 5
(1%)
28
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

R-S Central High School is ranked 49th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of R-S Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.4%) 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.

R-S Central High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1200
2006 1154
2007 1048
2008 1060
2009 1035
2010 979
2011 906
2012 912
2013 887
2014 885
2015 866

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 16.4
2007 14.3
2008 14.7
2009 15.2
2010 15.2
2011 14.4
2012 15.3
2013 15.2
2014 14.8
2015 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40166666666667
2006 0.36048526863085
2007 0.39026717557252
2008 0.42075471698113
2009 0.47149758454106
2010 0.48518896833504
2011 0.51545253863135
2012 0.52850877192982
2013 0.55129650507328
2014 0.9954802259887
2015 0.99422632794457

Compare R-S Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
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 99.4%
 

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Public 09 - 12 866 14.7:1  
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