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Hickory High School

Hickory, NC


Hickory High School
1234 3rd Street NE
Hickory, NC  28601
Phone: 828-322-5860
Catawba County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 5 out of 10 stars
5

Grades Served: 9-13
Enrollment: 1,061
Type: Regular School  
Hickory High School

Hickory High School


Metro Area Ranking

#59
Metro Area High School Ranking: Hickory High School is ranked #59 out of 108 of the best high schools in Charlotte and surrounding areas (45th percentile). Cick the link to see all 108 high schools.


State Ranking

#278
Statewide High School Ranking: Hickory High School is ranked #278 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (46th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Hickory High School is a 5-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Catawba County, NC. Hickory High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,061 students and serves grades 9-13. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

50.0
(Did Not Meet Growth)
Student Growth Score: Hickory High School had a Student Growth Score of 50.0. This placed Hickory High School in the 1st 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 16.5 38th 17.5
Math 18.7 41st 18.9
Reading 17.9 35th 19.1
Science 18.5 43rd 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 Hickory High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 29% - Level 4 (Solid)
 29% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 22% - Level 2
 22% - Level 2
 37% - Level 1
 37% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 42% - Level 4 (Solid)
 42% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 20% - Level 2
 20% - Level 2
 25% - Level 1
 25% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 13% - Level 5 (Superior)
 13% - Level 5 (Superior)
 19% - Level 4 (Solid)
 19% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 3
 19% - Level 2
 19% - Level 2
 37% - Level 1
 37% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 539
Math 540
Composite Score 1079
SAT Participation Rate 52 %

Hickory High had an average SAT score of 1079 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #101 out of 491 NC high schools (79th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Hickory High was 52% 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
 87% - Hickory High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 87% - Hickory High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 4%
 Asian - 4%
 Black - 25%
 Black - 25%
 Hispanic - 23%
 Hispanic - 23%
 Two or More Races - 6%
 Two or More Races - 6%
 White - 42%
 White - 42%

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

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Hickory Career & Arts Magnet High School 3 0.5 miles Hickory, NC Regular 6-12
Viewmont Elementary School 4 0.5 miles Hickory, NC Regular PK-5
Oakwood Elementary School 8 1.1 miles Hickory, NC Regular PK-5
Northview Middle School 8 1.2 miles Hickory, NC Regular 6-8
W M Jenkins Elementary School 8 2.2 miles Hickory, NC Regular PK-5
Longview Elementary School 5 2.4 miles Hickory, NC Regular PK-5
Clyde Campbell Elementary School 7 3.1 miles Hickory, NC Regular K-6
Grandview Middle School 3 3.2 miles Hickory, NC Regular 6-8
Saint Stephens Elementary School 3 3.4 miles Conover, NC Regular K-6
Saint Stephens High School 5 3.8 miles Hickory, NC Regular 9-12
Harry M Arndt Middle School 8 4.0 miles Hickory, NC Regular 7-8
Snow Creek Elementary School 8 4.1 miles Hickory, NC Regular PK-6
Southwest Elementary School 2 4.2 miles Hickory, NC Regular PK-5
Challenger Early College High School 10 4.2 miles Hickory, NC Regular 9-12
Webb A Murray Elementary School 6 4.6 miles Hickory, NC Regular PK-6
Ray Childers Elementary School 8 5.5 miles Hickory, NC Regular PK-5
Hildebran Elementary School 5 5.9 miles Hildebran, NC Regular PK-5
Bethlehem Elementary School 9 6.0 miles Taylorsville, NC Regular PK-5
Newton-Conover Middle School 6 6.0 miles Conover, NC Regular 6-8
Mountain View Elementary School 8 6.8 miles Hickory, NC Regular PK-6






 




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