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East Gaston High School

Mount Holly, NC


East Gaston High School
1744 Lane Road
Mount Holly, NC  28120
Phone: 704-836-9613
Gaston County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 4 out of 10 stars
4

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 914
Type: Regular School  
East Gaston High School

East Gaston High School


Metro Area Ranking

#70
Metro Area High School Ranking: East Gaston High School is ranked #70 out of 108 of the best high schools in Charlotte and surrounding areas (35th percentile). Cick the link to see all 108 high schools.


State Ranking

#331
Statewide High School Ranking: East Gaston High School is ranked #331 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (36th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, East Gaston High School is a 4-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Gaston County, NC. East Gaston High School has an enrollment of approximately 914 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

86.8
(Exceeded Growth)
Student Growth Score: East Gaston High School had a Student Growth Score of 86.8. This placed East Gaston High School in the 76th 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 16.4 37th 17.5
Math 17.9 33rd 18.9
Reading 18 36th 19.1
Science 18 38th 18.8
Writing 5 33rd 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 East Gaston High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 38% - Level 4 (Solid)
 38% - Level 4 (Solid)
 9% - Level 3
 9% - Level 3
 23% - Level 2
 23% - Level 2
 20% - Level 1
 20% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 3
 29% - Level 2
 29% - Level 2
 23% - Level 1
 23% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 12% - Level 5 (Superior)
 12% - Level 5 (Superior)
 27% - Level 4 (Solid)
 27% - Level 4 (Solid)
 14% - Level 3
 14% - Level 3
 19% - Level 2
 19% - Level 2
 28% - Level 1
 28% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 530
Math 519
Composite Score 1049
SAT Participation Rate 57 %

East Gaston High had an average SAT score of 1049 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #130 out of 491 NC high schools (74th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at East Gaston High was 57% 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% - East Gaston High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 90% - East Gaston 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 - 9%
 Black - 9%
 Hispanic - 10%
 Hispanic - 10%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 White - 77%
 White - 77%

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

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Lowell Elementary School 5 2.6 miles Lowell, NC Regular K-5
Mount Holly Middle School 6 3.2 miles Mount Holly, NC Regular 6-8
North Belmont Elementary School 3 3.3 miles Belmont, NC Regular PK-5
Rankin Elementary School 6 3.3 miles Mount Holly, NC Regular PK-5
Kiser Elementary School 4 3.3 miles Stanley, NC Regular 3-5
Catawba Heights Elementary School 4 3.6 miles Belmont, NC Regular PK-5
Holbrook Middle School 6 3.7 miles Lowell, NC Regular 6-8
Stanley Middle School 6 3.9 miles Stanley, NC Regular 6-8
Warlick Academy 1 4.0 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 6-12
McAdenville Elementary School 5 4.3 miles McAdenville, NC Regular K-5
Pinewood Elementary School 7 4.4 miles Mount Holly, NC Regular PK-5
Brookside Elementary School 4 4.5 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Stuart W Cramer High School 6 4.8 miles Belmont, NC Regular 9-12
Whitewater Academy 4 5.2 miles Charlotte, NC Regular PK-5
Whitewater Middle School 3 5.3 miles Charlotte, NC Regular 6-8
Belmont Central Elementary School 9 5.3 miles Belmont, NC Regular 2-5
Belmont Middle School 8 5.4 miles Belmont, NC Regular 6-8
Gardner Park Elementary School 4 5.5 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
River Oaks Academy 5 5.5 miles Charlotte, NC Regular PK-5
Ashbrook High School 3 5.8 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 9-12






 




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