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Purnell Swett High School

Pembroke, NC


Purnell Swett High School
11344 Deep Branch Road
Pembroke, NC  28372
Phone: 910-521-3253
Robeson County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 2 out of 10 stars
2

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,663
Type: Regular School  
Purnell Swett High School

Purnell Swett High School


State Ranking

#458
Statewide High School Ranking: Purnell Swett High School is ranked #458 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (12th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Purnell Swett 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 Robeson County, NC. Purnell Swett High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,663 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

76.7
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: Purnell Swett High School had a Student Growth Score of 76.7. This placed Purnell Swett High School in the 54th 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 14.2 20th 17.5
Math 16.7 21st 18.9
Reading 16.3 22nd 19.1
Science 16.4 23rd 18.8
Writing 4 11th 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 Purnell Swett High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 6% - Level 5 (Superior)
 6% - Level 5 (Superior)
 19% - Level 4 (Solid)
 19% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 23% - Level 2
 23% - Level 2
 45% - Level 1
 45% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 26% - Level 4 (Solid)
 26% - Level 4 (Solid)
 14% - Level 3
 14% - Level 3
 26% - Level 2
 26% - Level 2
 33% - Level 1
 33% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 22% - Level 4 (Solid)
 22% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 3
 13% - Level 3
 19% - Level 2
 19% - Level 2
 45% - Level 1
 45% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 491
Math 477
Composite Score 968
SAT Participation Rate 21 %

Purnell Swett High had an average SAT score of 968 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #198 out of 491 NC high schools (60th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Purnell Swett High was 21% 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
 91% - Purnell Swett High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 91% - Purnell Swett High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

 
 American Indian - 85%
 
 American Indian - 85%
 
 Asian - N/A
 
 Asian - N/A
 Black - 8%
 Black - 8%
 Hispanic - 2%
 Hispanic - 2%
 Two or More Races - 1%
 Two or More Races - 1%
 White - 4%
 White - 4%

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

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Deep Branch Elementary School 2 0.5 miles Lumberton, NC Regular PK-6
Pembroke Elementary School 2 3.6 miles Pembroke, NC Regular PK-5
Pembroke Middle School 1 4.3 miles Pembroke, NC Regular 6-8
Union Elementary School 3 5.3 miles Rowland, NC Regular PK-6
Green Grove Elementary School 3 5.3 miles Fairmont, NC Regular PK-3
Union Chapel Elementary School 2 5.5 miles Pembroke, NC Regular PK-6
West Lumberton Elementary School 6 6.8 miles Lumberton, NC Regular PK-4
Lumberton Junior High School 2 7.2 miles Lumberton, NC Regular 7-8
W H Knuckles Elementary School 1 7.6 miles Lumberton, NC Regular PK-4
Tanglewood Elementary School 8 8.0 miles Lumberton, NC Regular K-3
Prospect Elementary School 2 8.1 miles Maxton, NC Regular PK-8
L Gilbert Carroll Middle School 2 8.4 miles Lumberton, NC Regular 4-6
South Robeson High School 1 8.4 miles Rowland, NC Regular 9-12
Magnolia Elementary School 2 8.8 miles Lumberton, NC Regular PK-8
PSRC Early College 10 8.9 miles Lumberton, NC Regular 9-13
Lumberton Senior High School 2 8.9 miles Lumberton, NC Regular 9-12
Rowland Norment Elementary School 3 9.0 miles Lumberton, NC Regular PK-3
Long Branch Elementary School 2 9.2 miles Lumberton, NC Regular PK-4
Rosenwald Elementary School 1 9.2 miles Fairmont, NC Regular PK-4
Janie C Hargrave Elementary School 2 9.6 miles Lumberton, NC Regular PK-4