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South Caldwell High School

Hudson, NC


South Caldwell High School
7035 Spartan Drive
Hudson, NC  28638
Phone: 828-396-2188
Caldwell County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 6 out of 10 stars
6

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,486
Type: Regular School  
South Caldwell High School

South Caldwell High School


State Ranking

#252
Statewide High School Ranking: South Caldwell High School is ranked #252 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (51st percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, South Caldwell High School is a 6-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Caldwell County, NC. South Caldwell High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,486 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

74.0
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: South Caldwell High School had a Student Growth Score of 74.0. This placed South Caldwell High School in the 48th 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 17.8 48th 17.5
Math 18.9 43rd 18.9
Reading 18.8 42nd 19.1
Science 18.6 44th 18.8
Writing 4.5 22nd 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 South Caldwell High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 21% - Level 5 (Superior)
 21% - Level 5 (Superior)
 43% - Level 4 (Solid)
 43% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 3
 10% - Level 2
 10% - Level 2
 14% - Level 1
 14% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 43% - Level 4 (Solid)
 43% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 3
 27% - Level 2
 27% - Level 2
 17% - Level 1
 17% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 9% - Level 5 (Superior)
 9% - Level 5 (Superior)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 3
 14% - Level 2
 14% - Level 2
 21% - Level 1
 21% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 558
Math 553
Composite Score 1110
SAT Participation Rate 28 %

South Caldwell High had an average SAT score of 1110 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #72 out of 491 NC high schools (85th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at South Caldwell High was 28% 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
 89% - South Caldwell High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 89% - South Caldwell 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 - 8%
 Hispanic - 8%
 Two or More Races - 1%
 Two or More Races - 1%
 White - 89%
 White - 89%

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

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Granite Falls Elementary School 8 1.3 miles Granite Falls, NC Regular K-5
Sawmills Elementary School 5 1.5 miles Granite Falls, NC Regular PK-5
Granite Falls Middle School 8 1.6 miles Granite Falls, NC Regular 6-8
Hudson Middle School 7 2.5 miles Hudson, NC Regular 6-8
Hudson Elementary School 7 2.6 miles Hudson, NC Regular PK-5
Caldwell Early College 10 2.8 miles Hudson, NC Regular 9-13
Caldwell Career Center Middle College 8 2.8 miles Hudson, NC Regular 9-12
Dudley Shoals Elementary School 6 4.1 miles Granite Falls, NC Regular PK-5
Baton Elementary School 6 4.8 miles Granite Falls, NC Regular PK-5
Ray Childers Elementary School 8 5.0 miles Hickory, NC Regular PK-5
Gateway School 2 5.6 miles Granite Falls, NC Regular 6-12
Oak Hill Elementary School 3 5.9 miles Lenoir, NC Regular K-8
Whitnel Elementary School 4 6.2 miles Lenoir, NC Regular PK-5
Icard Elementary School 9 6.3 miles Connelly Springs, NC Regular PK-5
Jimmy C Draughn High School 6 6.8 miles Valdese, NC Regular 9-12
East Burke High School 6 7.1 miles Connelly Springs, NC Regular 9-12
East Burke Middle School 8 7.3 miles Connelly Springs, NC Regular 6-8
Hildebran Elementary School 5 7.4 miles Hildebran, NC Regular PK-5
William Lenoir Middle School 8 7.5 miles Lenoir, NC Regular 6-8
Hibriten High School 3 7.6 miles Lenoir, NC Regular 9-12