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Emsley A Laney High School

Wilmington, NC


Emsley A Laney High School
2700 N College Rd
Wilmington, NC  28405
Phone: 910-350-2089
New Hanover County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 7 out of 10 stars
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Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 2,229
Type: Regular School  
Emsley A Laney High School

Emsley A Laney High School


State Ranking

#183
Statewide High School Ranking: Emsley A Laney High School is ranked #183 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (65th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Emsley A Laney High School is a 7-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in New Hanover County, NC. Emsley A Laney High School has an enrollment of approximately 2,229 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

78.3
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: Emsley A Laney High School had a Student Growth Score of 78.3. This placed Emsley A Laney High School in the 57th 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 18.4 53rd 17.5
Math 19.4 48th 18.9
Reading 19.7 49th 19.1
Science 19.5 52nd 18.8
Writing 5.6 46th 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 Emsley A Laney High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 26% - Level 5 (Superior)
 26% - Level 5 (Superior)
 28% - Level 4 (Solid)
 28% - Level 4 (Solid)
 9% - Level 3
 9% - Level 3
 16% - Level 2
 16% - Level 2
 21% - Level 1
 21% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 48% - Level 4 (Solid)
 48% - Level 4 (Solid)
 11% - Level 3
 11% - Level 3
 20% - Level 2
 20% - Level 2
 16% - Level 1
 16% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 13% - Level 5 (Superior)
 13% - Level 5 (Superior)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 3
 13% - Level 3
 14% - Level 2
 14% - Level 2
 25% - Level 1
 25% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 545
Math 535
Composite Score 1081
SAT Participation Rate 30 %

Emsley A Laney High had an average SAT score of 1081 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #99 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 Emsley A Laney High was 30% 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
 89% - Emsley A Laney High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 89% - Emsley A Laney High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

 
 American Indian - N/A
 
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 2%
 Asian - 2%
 Black - 21%
 Black - 21%
 Hispanic - 12%
 Hispanic - 12%
 Two or More Races - 2%
 Two or More Races - 2%
 White - 61%
 White - 61%

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

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