Crest High School



Crest High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Crest 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
9 354
10 317
11 294
12 297

Crest High School is a public high school of the Cleveland County School District located in Shelby, NC. It has 1,262 students in grades 9th through 12th. Crest High School is the 126th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 4,316th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,262
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 87.57

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Crest High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 654
(52%)
3,141
(52%)
 Female 608
(48%)
2,922
(48%)

Crest High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 881
(70%)
3,810
(63%)
 Black 284
(23%)
1,648
(27%)
 Two or More 55
(4%)
315
(5%)
 Hispanic 39
(3%)
212
(3%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
65
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
12
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Crest High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 659
(52%)
2,689
(44%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 532
(42%)
3,010
(50%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 71
(6%)
364
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Crest High School is ranked 115th out of 0 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Crest High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.8%) is slightly 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.

Crest High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1477
2006 1395
2007 1311
2008 1306
2009 1298
2010 1242
2011 1213
2012 1262

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 14.9
2007 13.9
2008 14.2
2009 15.2
2010 14.4
2011 14.6
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30941096817874
2006 0.33835125448029
2007 0.35850495804729
2008 0.36753445635528
2009 0.42449922958398
2010 0.41304347826087
2011 0.47155812036274
2012 0.47781299524564

Compare Crest High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 47.8%
 

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Crest High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,262 14.4:1  
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