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Bessemer City Early College High School

Dallas, NC


Bessemer City Early College High School
Gaston College Lena Sue Beam Bldg, 201 Hwy 321 South
Dallas, NC  28034
Phone: 704-922-2405
Gaston County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 10 out of 10 stars
10

Grades Served: 9-13
Enrollment: 223
Type: Regular School  
Bessemer City Early College High School

Bessemer City Early College High School


Metro Area Ranking

#10
Metro Area High School Ranking: Bessemer City Early College High School is ranked #10 out of 108 of the best high schools in Charlotte and surrounding areas (91st percentile). Cick the link to see all 108 high schools.


State Ranking

#30
Statewide High School Ranking: Bessemer City Early College High School is ranked #30 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (94th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Bessemer City Early College High School is a 10-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Gaston County, NC. Bessemer City Early College High School has an enrollment of approximately 223 students and serves grades 9-13. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

86.1
(Exceeded Growth)
Student Growth Score: Bessemer City Early College High School had a Student Growth Score of 86.1. This placed Bessemer City Early College High School in the 74th percentile of 2410 North Carolina public schools with student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth score measures how well schools grow student achievement over time. Scores range from 50.0 to 100.0 - with 100.0 indicating the highest growth in student achievement and 50.0 indicating the lowest.  

 North Carolina Letter Grades
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


North Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All NC Schools
State Average
English 23.2 88th 17.5
Math 23 81st 18.9
Reading 24.3 85th 19.1
Science 23.7 89th 18.8
Writing 6.8 72nd 5.6

Nearly all North Carolina public and charter school students who are enrolled in grade 11 for the first time are required to take the ACT. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Gaston Early College High School stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 30% - Level 5 (Superior)
 30% - Level 5 (Superior)
 52% - Level 4 (Solid)
 52% - Level 4 (Solid)
 16% - Level 3
 16% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 90% - Level 4 (Solid)
 90% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 27% - Level 5 (Superior)
 27% - Level 5 (Superior)
 56% - Level 4 (Solid)
 56% - Level 4 (Solid)
 14% - Level 3
 14% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 589
Math 553
Composite Score 1142
SAT Participation Rate 34 %

Gaston Early College High School had an average SAT score of 1142 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #45 out of 491 NC high schools (91st percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Gaston Early College High School was 34% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in North Carolina.


Graduation Rate
 92% - Bessemer City Early College High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 92% - Bessemer City Early College High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 
 Asian - N/A
 
 Asian - N/A
 Black - 10%
 Black - 10%
 Hispanic - 11%
 Hispanic - 11%
 
 Two or More Races - N/A
 
 Two or More Races - N/A
 White - 74%
 White - 74%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Bessemer City Early College High School for the 2016-2017 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2016-2017 school year. Rankings for Bessemer City Early College High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Carr Elementary School 4 0.5 miles Dallas, NC Regular PK-5
Friday Middle School 5 1.7 miles Dallas, NC Regular 6-8
North Gaston High School 3 1.9 miles Dallas, NC Regular 9-12
Highland School of Technology 10 2.0 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 9-12
Costner Elementary School 5 2.4 miles Dallas, NC Regular PK-5
Brookside Elementary School 4 2.5 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
York Chester Middle School 2 3.7 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 6-8
Warlick Academy 1 3.7 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 6-12
Pleasant Ridge Elementary School 2 4.1 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Grier Middle School 5 4.3 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 6-8
Sherwood Elementary School 3 4.6 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Lingerfeldt Elementary School 2 4.8 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Bessemer City Central Elementary School 1 4.8 miles Bessemer City, NC Regular 3-5
Hunter Huss High School 1 4.8 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 9-12
Bessemer City High School 2 5.1 miles Bessemer City, NC Regular 9-12
Sadler Elementary School 1 5.2 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Gardner Park Elementary School 4 5.2 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Southwest Middle School 3 5.5 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 6-8
Holbrook Middle School 6 5.6 miles Lowell, NC Regular 6-8
Ashbrook High School 3 5.8 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 9-12