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Dixon High School

Holly Ridge, NC


Dixon High School
160 Dixon School Rd
Holly Ridge, NC  28445
Phone: 910-347-2958
Onslow County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 6 out of 10 stars
6

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 868
Type: Regular School  
Dixon High School

Dixon High School


State Ranking

#224
Statewide High School Ranking: Dixon High School is ranked #224 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (57th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Dixon High School is a 6-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Onslow County, NC. Dixon High School has an enrollment of approximately 868 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

85.6
(Exceeded Growth)
Student Growth Score: Dixon High School had a Student Growth Score of 85.6. This placed Dixon High School in the 73rd 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 17.4 45th 17.5
Math 18.8 42nd 18.9
Reading 19.3 46th 19.1
Science 19 47th 18.8
Writing 5.8 50th 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 Dixon High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 20% - Level 5 (Superior)
 20% - Level 5 (Superior)
 36% - Level 4 (Solid)
 36% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 21% - Level 2
 21% - Level 2
 13% - Level 1
 13% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 43% - Level 4 (Solid)
 43% - Level 4 (Solid)
 14% - Level 3
 14% - Level 3
 22% - Level 2
 22% - Level 2
 17% - Level 1
 17% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 21% - Level 4 (Solid)
 21% - Level 4 (Solid)
 19% - Level 3
 19% - Level 3
 25% - Level 2
 25% - Level 2
 33% - Level 1
 33% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 559
Math 525
Composite Score 1084
SAT Participation Rate 23 %

Dixon High had an average SAT score of 1084 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #96 out of 491 NC high schools (80th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Dixon High was 23% 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
 90% - Dixon High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 90% - Dixon 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 - 4%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 White - 73%
 White - 73%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Dixon 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 Dixon High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Dixon Middle School 7 0.2 miles Sneads Ferry, NC Regular 6-8
Dixon Elementary School 8 2.7 miles Holly Ridge, NC Regular PK-5
Southwest Elementary School 5 10.6 miles Jacksonville, NC Regular PK-5
Southwest Middle School 4 10.8 miles Jacksonville, NC Regular 6-8
Southwest High School 4 11.4 miles Jacksonville, NC Regular 9-12
Blue Creek Elementary School 3 11.6 miles Jacksonville, NC Regular K-5
New Bridge Middle School 8 11.9 miles Jacksonville, NC Regular 6-8
Clyde Erwin Elementary School 2 12.4 miles Jacksonville, NC Regular K-5
Bell Fork Elementary School 5 12.6 miles Jacksonville, NC Regular K-5
Meadow View Elementary School 3 13.1 miles Jacksonville, NC Regular K-5
Northwoods Park Middle School 4 13.2 miles Jacksonville, NC Regular 6-8
Northwoods Elementary School 4 13.3 miles Jacksonville, NC Regular K-5
Hunters Creek Elementary School 5 13.4 miles Jacksonville, NC Regular PK-5
Hunters Creek Middle School 4 13.6 miles Jacksonville, NC Regular 6-8
Parkwood Elementary School 6 13.7 miles Jacksonville, NC Regular K-5
Jacksonville High School 6 14.1 miles Jacksonville, NC Regular 9-12
White Oak High School 5 14.8 miles Jacksonville, NC Regular 9-12
Jacksonville Commons Middle School 5 15.1 miles Jacksonville, NC Regular 6-8
Northside High School 5 15.2 miles Jacksonville, NC Regular 9-12
Jacksonville Commons Elementary School 4 15.2 miles Jacksonville, NC Regular K-5