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Hiwassee Dam High School

Murphy, NC


Hiwassee Dam High School
267 Blue Eagle Circle
Murphy, NC  28906
Phone: 828-644-5115
Cherokee County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 3 out of 10 stars
3

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 184
Type: Regular School  
Hiwassee Dam High School

Hiwassee Dam High School


State Ranking

#421
Statewide High School Ranking: Hiwassee Dam High School is ranked #421 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (19th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Hiwassee Dam High School is a 3-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Cherokee County, NC. Hiwassee Dam High School has an enrollment of approximately 184 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

82.7
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: Hiwassee Dam High School had a Student Growth Score of 82.7. This placed Hiwassee Dam High School in the 67th 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 14.6 23rd 17.5
Math 16.6 20th 18.9
Reading 18 36th 19.1
Science 16.6 25th 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 Hiwassee Dam High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 17% - Level 5 (Superior)
 17% - Level 5 (Superior)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 25% - Level 2
 25% - Level 2
 19% - Level 1
 19% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 45% - Level 4 (Solid)
 45% - Level 4 (Solid)
 25% - Level 3
 25% - Level 3
 13% - Level 2
 13% - Level 2
 14% - Level 1
 14% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 12% - Level 5 (Superior)
 12% - Level 5 (Superior)
 33% - Level 4 (Solid)
 33% - Level 4 (Solid)
 15% - Level 3
 15% - Level 3
 12% - Level 2
 12% - Level 2
 29% - Level 1
 29% - Level 1


Graduation Rate
 94% - Hiwassee Dam High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 94% - Hiwassee Dam 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 - N/A
 
 Black - N/A
 
 Hispanic - N/A
 
 Hispanic - N/A
 
 Two or More Races - N/A
 
 Two or More Races - N/A
 White - 92%
 White - 92%

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

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Hiwassee Dam Elementary Middle School 9 0.1 miles Murphy, NC Regular PK-8
Ranger Elementary Middle School 5 6.5 miles Murphy, NC Regular PK-8
Murphy Elementary School 7 11.0 miles Murphy, NC Regular PK-5
Murphy High School 4 11.7 miles Murphy, NC Regular 9-12
Murphy Middle School 7 11.8 miles Murphy, NC Regular 6-8
Martins Creek Elementary Middle School 8 13.0 miles Murphy, NC Regular PK-8
Tri-County Early College High School 9 14.9 miles Murphy, NC Regular 9-13
Peachtree Elementary School 9 15.7 miles Murphy, NC Regular PK-5
Marble Elementary School 5 17.9 miles Marble, NC Regular PK-5