New Hanover High School



New Hanover High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

New Hanover 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
9 579
10 319
11 411
12 345

New Hanover High School is a public high school of the New Hanover County School District located in Wilmington, NC. It has 1,654 students in grades 9th through 12th. New Hanover High School is the 67th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 2,747th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,654
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 102.01

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New Hanover High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 838
(51%)
4,107
(50%)
 Female 816
(49%)
4,043
(50%)

New Hanover High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 815
(49%)
5,334
(65%)
 Black 556
(34%)
1,649
(20%)
 Hispanic 191
(12%)
719
(9%)
 Two or More 58
(4%)
255
(3%)
 Asian 27
(2%)
140
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
38
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
15
(0%)

New Hanover High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 868
(52%)
5,127
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 718
(43%)
2,657
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 68
(4%)
366
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

New Hanover High School is ranked 77th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of New Hanover High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 48.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

New Hanover High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1855
2006 1704
2007 1574
2008 1654
2009 1625
2010 1602
2011 1554
2012 1611
2013 1650
2014 1695
2015 1654

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.7
2006 15.3
2007 14.2
2008 15.1
2009 15.7
2010 15.6
2011 15
2012 16.2
2013 15.8
2014 16.1
2015 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39299191374663
2006 0.41960093896714
2007 0.428208386277
2008 0.43530834340992
2009 0.44
2010 0.44943820224719
2011 0.49227799227799
2012 0.49472377405338
2013 0.49030303030303
2014 0.52802359882006
2015 0.47521160822249

Compare New Hanover High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 47.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 

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