Explanation of Types of Public Schools in North Carolina

Note: All of the school types below are public schools, in that they are funded primarily through public tax dollars.

  • Regular School: a public school that students are assigned to attend because they live in the school's attendance area or attendance zone. Such schools are sometimes called “zoned schools,” “neighborhood schools” or “ZIP code schools,” and are normally only open for enrollment to students from a predetermined set of neighborhoods or ZIP codes. Regular schools are by far the most common type of school in the Charlotte area.
  • Charter School: a tuition-free, public school created on the basis of a license or “charter” made with the State Board of Education. Charter schools typically have greater freedom than traditional public schools in personnel policies, curriculum and teaching philosophy. In return, they must make a commitment to meet state standards of accountability. Charter schools are also normally open to students from counties and towns outside of where they are located. Enrollment decisions at charter schools are often lottery-based, with special consideration given to siblings of currently enrolled students.

Student Growth Index Explained

The Student Growth Index of a school is meant to measure how well the school has been growing student learning over time (i.e., years). North Carolina's public schools receive web-based reporting through the Education Value-Added Assessment System (EVAAS). EVAAS is meant to offer an objective way to measure student progress and the value schools add to students' educational attainment. EVAAS is a statistical analysis of North Carolina state assessment data, and the system provides NC schools with growth data to consider, in addition to achievement data.

If a school has a Student Growth Index of between -2.0 and 2.0, the school is deemed to have "met growth", (i.e., met its average projected growth target). A school with a Student Growth Index of less than -2.0 is considered to have "not met growth". Finally, a school with an index of greater than 2.0 is deemed to have "exceeded growth".

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John M Morehead High School

Eden, NC


John M Morehead High School
134 N Pierce St
Eden, NC  27288
Phone: 336-627-7731
Rockingham County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 2 out of 10 stars
2

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 904
Type: Regular School    
John M Morehead High School

John M Morehead High School


Metro Area Ranking

#36
Metro Area High School Ranking: John M Morehead High School is ranked #36 out of 40 of the best high schools in Greensboro and surrounding areas (10th percentile). Cick the link to see all 40 high schools.


State Ranking

#446
Statewide High School Ranking: John M Morehead High School is ranked #446 out of 516 of the best high schools in North Carolina (14th percentile). Click the link to see all 516 high schools.


Overall, John M Morehead High School is a 2-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Rockingham County, NC. John M Morehead High School has an enrollment of approximately 904 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

58.3
(Did Not Meet Growth)
Student Growth Score: John M Morehead High School had a Student Growth Score of 58.3. This placed John M Morehead High School in the 13th percentile of 2423 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 14.5 23rd 17.2
Math 16.6 19th 18.8
Reading 16.3 22nd 19.1
Science 16.9 25th 18.9
Writing 11.8 21st 14.6

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 John M Morehead High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 17% - Level 4 (Solid)
 17% - Level 4 (Solid)
 6% - Level 3
 6% - Level 3
 41% - Level 2
 41% - Level 2
 34% - Level 1
 34% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 9% - Level 3
 9% - Level 3
 27% - Level 2
 27% - Level 2
 29% - Level 1
 29% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 26% - Level 4 (Solid)
 26% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 21% - Level 2
 21% - Level 2
 41% - Level 1
 41% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 439
Math 446
Composite Score 885
SAT Participation Rate 54 %

John M Morehead High had an average SAT score of 885 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #203 out of 490 NC high schools (59th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at John M Morehead High was 54% 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
 78% - John M Morehead High School
 87% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 78% - John M Morehead High School
 87% - 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 - 23%
 Black - 23%
 Hispanic - 12%
 Hispanic - 12%
 Two or More Races - 5%
 Two or More Races - 5%
 White - 59%
 White - 59%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at John M Morehead High School for the 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 school year. Rankings for John M Morehead High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
   
Grades
Served
J E Holmes Middle School 4 0.1 miles Eden, NC Regular 6-8
Central Elementary, Eden School 7 0.3 miles Eden, NC Regular K-5
Leaksville-Spray Elementary School 3 1.5 miles Eden, NC Regular PK-5
Douglass Elementary School 4 2.6 miles Eden, NC Regular PK-5
Draper Elementary School 1 2.7 miles Eden, NC Regular PK-5
Lincoln Elementary, Ruffin School 3 5.5 miles Ruffin, NC Regular PK-5
Wentworth Elementary School 7 7.5 miles Reidsville, NC Regular PK-5
Rockingham County Middle School 7 8.1 miles Reidsville, NC Regular 6-8
Rockingham County High School 5 8.2 miles Reidsville, NC Regular 9-12
Stoneville Elementary School 4 9.8 miles Stoneville, NC Regular PK-5
Moss Street Elementary School 2 10.1 miles Reidsville, NC Regular PK-5
South End Elementary School 6 11.8 miles Reidsville, NC Regular PK-5
Reidsville Middle School 3 12.5 miles Reidsville, NC Regular 6-8
Reidsville High School 2 12.6 miles Reidsville, NC Regular 9-12
Dalton McMichael High School 3 13.0 miles Mayodan, NC Regular 9-12
Bethany Elementary School 6 14.9 miles Reidsville, NC Regular PK-5
New Vision School of Science, Math, and Technology 8 15.2 miles Madison, NC Regular K-5
John W Dillard Elementary School 7 15.3 miles Madison, NC Regular PK-5
Western Rockingham Middle School 6 15.3 miles Madison, NC Regular 6-8
Williamsburg Elementary School 4 16.3 miles Reidsville, NC Regular PK-5