Shelby High School



Shelby High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shelby 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
9 249
10 235
11 176
12 189

Shelby High School is a public high school of the Cleveland County School District located in Shelby, NC. It has 849 students in grades 9th through 12th. Shelby High School is the 264th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 6,989th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.9 to 1.

Total Students: 849
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 61.01

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Shelby High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 429
(51%)
2,881
(48%)
 Male 420
(49%)
3,153
(52%)

Shelby High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 421
(50%)
1,625
(27%)
 White 344
(41%)
3,816
(63%)
 Two or More 39
(5%)
271
(4%)
 Hispanic 37
(4%)
251
(4%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
64
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Shelby High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 477
(56%)
2,987
(50%)
 Not Eligible 326
(38%)
2,693
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(5%)
354
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Shelby High School is ranked 185th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shelby High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.6%) 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.

Shelby High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 977
2006 963
2007 998
2008 1048
2009 979
2010 977
2011 921
2012 851
2013 785
2014 829
2015 849

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16
2006 14
2007 13.9
2008 14.4
2009 14.2
2010 13.7
2011 13.4
2012 12.6
2013 11.9
2014 12.7
2015 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43091095189355
2006 0.44132917964694
2007 0.45490981963928
2008 0.46469465648855
2009 0.5291113381001
2010 0.56908904810645
2011 0.57111834961998
2012 0.58636897767333
2013 0.61019108280255
2014 0.60796139927624
2015 0.61601884570082

Compare Shelby High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
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 61.6%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Shelby High School
Shelby, NC
Public 09 - 12 849 13.9:1  
Shelby Middle School
Shelby, NC
Public 07 - 08 447 12.8:1 1 miles
Turning Point Academy
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Public 06 - 12 123 6.2:1 2 miles
Cleveland Echs
Shelby, NC
Public 09 - 13 211 26.4:1 3 miles
North Shelby
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Public PK - 12 120 8.6:1 3 miles
Crest High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,290 16.5:1 5 miles
Grace Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 146 8:1 7 miles
Kings Mountain Middle School
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Public 07 - 08 656 14.8:1 10 miles
Kings Mountain High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,267 15.6:1 10 miles
Burns High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,071 14.7:1 11 miles
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