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New Hanover High School

Wilmington, NC


New Hanover High School
1307 Market St
Wilmington, NC  28401
Phone: 910-251-6100
New Hanover County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 7 out of 10 stars
7

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,589
Type: Regular School  
New Hanover High School

New Hanover High School


State Ranking

#210
Statewide High School Ranking: New Hanover High School is ranked #210 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (59th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, New Hanover 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. New Hanover High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,589 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

68.4
(Did Not Meet Growth)
Student Growth Score: New Hanover High School had a Student Growth Score of 68.4. This placed New Hanover High School in the 35th 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 17.6 47th 17.5
Math 19.4 48th 18.9
Reading 19.6 48th 19.1
Science 18.6 44th 18.8
Writing 5.3 39th 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 New Hanover High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 15% - Level 5 (Superior)
 15% - Level 5 (Superior)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 20% - Level 2
 20% - Level 2
 28% - Level 1
 28% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 6% - Level 5 (Superior)
 6% - Level 5 (Superior)
 40% - Level 4 (Solid)
 40% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 19% - Level 2
 19% - Level 2
 25% - Level 1
 25% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 9% - Level 5 (Superior)
 9% - Level 5 (Superior)
 26% - Level 4 (Solid)
 26% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 14% - Level 2
 14% - Level 2
 42% - Level 1
 42% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 558
Math 546
Composite Score 1103
SAT Participation Rate 53 %

New Hanover High had an average SAT score of 1103 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #78 out of 491 NC high schools (84th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at New Hanover High was 53% 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
 79% - New Hanover High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 79% - New Hanover 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 - 38%
 Black - 38%
 Hispanic - 14%
 Hispanic - 14%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 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 New Hanover 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 New Hanover High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

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