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Swain County High School

Bryson City, NC


Swain County High School
1415 Fontana Road
Bryson City, NC  28713
Phone: 828-488-2152
Swain County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 6 out of 10 stars
6

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 539
Type: Regular School  
Swain County High School

Swain County High School


State Ranking

#231
Statewide High School Ranking: Swain County High School is ranked #231 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (55th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Swain County 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 Swain County, NC. Swain County High School has an enrollment of approximately 539 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

57.2
(Did Not Meet Growth)
Student Growth Score: Swain County High School had a Student Growth Score of 57.2. This placed Swain County High School in the 11th 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 17.7 48th 17.5
Math 18.5 39th 18.9
Reading 19.2 45th 19.1
Science 18.7 44th 18.8
Writing 6 54th 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 Swain County High School stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 26% - Level 4 (Solid)
 26% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 23% - Level 2
 23% - Level 2
 36% - Level 1
 36% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 30% - Level 4 (Solid)
 30% - Level 4 (Solid)
 14% - Level 3
 14% - Level 3
 29% - Level 2
 29% - Level 2
 23% - Level 1
 23% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 28% - Level 4 (Solid)
 28% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 18% - Level 2
 18% - Level 2
 37% - Level 1
 37% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 541
Math 517
Composite Score 1058
SAT Participation Rate 26 %

Swain County High School had an average SAT score of 1058 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #122 out of 491 NC high schools (75th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Swain County High School was 26% 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
 83% - Swain County High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 83% - Swain County 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 - 3%
 Hispanic - 3%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 White - 71%
 White - 71%

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

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Swain County Middle School 6 1.7 miles Bryson City, NC Regular PK-8
Swain County East Elementary School 7 3.8 miles Bryson City, NC Regular PK-5
Smokey Mountain Elementary School 3 7.5 miles Whittier, NC Regular K-8
Smoky Mountain High School 7 14.9 miles Sylva, NC Regular 9-12
Iotla Valley Elementary School 6 15.3 miles Franklin, NC Regular PK-4
Jackson County Early College 10 15.7 miles Sylva, NC Regular 9-13
Scotts Creek Elementary School 4 15.9 miles Sylva, NC Regular K-8
Fairview Elementary School 6 16.0 miles Sylva, NC Regular K-8
Nantahala School 10 16.5 miles Topton, NC Regular K-12
Swain County West Elementary School 6 16.7 miles Bryson City, NC Regular PK-5
East Franklin Elementary School 5 18.4 miles Franklin, NC Regular K-4
Cullowhee Valley School 5 18.8 miles Cullowhee, NC Regular K-8
Franklin High School 6 19.1 miles Franklin, NC Regular 9-12
Cartoogechaye Elementary School 6 19.4 miles Franklin, NC Regular PK-4