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North Gaston High School

Dallas, NC


North Gaston High School
1133 Ratchford Road
Dallas, NC  28034
Phone: 704-922-5285
Gaston County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 3 out of 10 stars
3

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,127
Type: Regular School  
North Gaston High School

North Gaston High School


Metro Area Ranking

#91
Metro Area High School Ranking: North Gaston High School is ranked #91 out of 108 of the best high schools in Charlotte and surrounding areas (16th percentile). Cick the link to see all 108 high schools.


State Ranking

#422
Statewide High School Ranking: North Gaston High School is ranked #422 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (19th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, North Gaston 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 Gaston County, NC. North Gaston High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,127 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

71.4
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: North Gaston High School had a Student Growth Score of 71.4. This placed North Gaston High School in the 42nd 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 14.9 26th 17.5
Math 17.1 25th 18.9
Reading 16.7 25th 19.1
Science 16.9 28th 18.8
Writing 4.6 24th 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 North Gaston High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 18% - Level 5 (Superior)
 18% - Level 5 (Superior)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 17% - Level 2
 17% - Level 2
 16% - Level 1
 16% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 30% - Level 4 (Solid)
 30% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 3
 25% - Level 2
 25% - Level 2
 32% - Level 1
 32% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 30% - Level 4 (Solid)
 30% - Level 4 (Solid)
 14% - Level 3
 14% - Level 3
 20% - Level 2
 20% - Level 2
 34% - Level 1
 34% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 508
Math 491
Composite Score 999
SAT Participation Rate 36 %

North Gaston High had an average SAT score of 999 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #171 out of 491 NC high schools (65th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at North Gaston High was 36% 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
 85% - North Gaston High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 85% - North Gaston High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 1%
 Asian - 1%
 Black - 15%
 Black - 15%
 Hispanic - 8%
 Hispanic - 8%
 Two or More Races - 5%
 Two or More Races - 5%
 White - 70%
 White - 70%

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

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Friday Middle School 5 0.3 miles Dallas, NC Regular 6-8
Carr Elementary School 4 1.5 miles Dallas, NC Regular PK-5
Bessemer City Early College High School 10 1.9 miles Dallas, NC Regular 9-13
Costner Elementary School 5 2.9 miles Dallas, NC Regular PK-5
Brookside Elementary School 4 3.2 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Highland School of Technology 10 3.8 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 9-12
Warlick Academy 1 4.4 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 6-12
Stanley Middle School 6 4.7 miles Stanley, NC Regular 6-8
Kiser Elementary School 4 5.2 miles Stanley, NC Regular 3-5
York Chester Middle School 2 5.5 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 6-8
Grier Middle School 5 5.7 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 6-8
East Gaston High School 4 5.9 miles Mount Holly, NC Regular 9-12
Bessemer City Central Elementary School 1 5.9 miles Bessemer City, NC Regular 3-5
Pleasant Ridge Elementary School 2 6.0 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Sherwood Elementary School 3 6.0 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Holbrook Middle School 6 6.2 miles Lowell, NC Regular 6-8
Lowell Elementary School 5 6.2 miles Lowell, NC Regular K-5
Gardner Park Elementary School 4 6.3 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Bessemer City High School 2 6.3 miles Bessemer City, NC Regular 9-12
Lingerfeldt Elementary School 2 6.5 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5






 




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