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Watauga High School

Boone, NC


Watauga High School
300 Go Pioneers Drive
Boone, NC  28607
Phone: 828-264-2407
Watauga County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 9 out of 10 stars
9

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,094
Type: Regular School  
Watauga High School

Watauga High School


State Ranking

#80
Statewide High School Ranking: Watauga High School is ranked #80 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (85th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Watauga High School is a 9-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Watauga County, NC. Watauga High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,094 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

63.5
(Did Not Meet Growth)
Student Growth Score: Watauga High School had a Student Growth Score of 63.5. This placed Watauga High School in the 25th 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 20.8 72nd 17.5
Math 20.7 60th 18.9
Reading 22.3 70th 19.1
Science 21 66th 18.8
Writing 6.7 70th 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 Watauga High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 16% - Level 5 (Superior)
 16% - Level 5 (Superior)
 36% - Level 4 (Solid)
 36% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 24% - Level 2
 24% - Level 2
 20% - Level 1
 20% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 11% - Level 5 (Superior)
 11% - Level 5 (Superior)
 52% - Level 4 (Solid)
 52% - Level 4 (Solid)
 9% - Level 3
 9% - Level 3
 15% - Level 2
 15% - Level 2
 13% - Level 1
 13% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 22% - Level 5 (Superior)
 22% - Level 5 (Superior)
 33% - Level 4 (Solid)
 33% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 12% - Level 2
 12% - Level 2
 25% - Level 1
 25% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 598
Math 566
Composite Score 1164
SAT Participation Rate 58 %

Watauga High had an average SAT score of 1164 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #29 out of 491 NC high schools (94th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Watauga High was 58% 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
 90% - Watauga High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 90% - Watauga 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 - N/A
 
 Black - N/A
 Hispanic - 6%
 Hispanic - 6%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 White - 88%
 White - 88%

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

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Hardin Park Elementary School 9 0.8 miles Boone, NC Regular PK-8
Green Valley Elementary School 6 4.2 miles Boone, NC Regular PK-8
Parkway Elementary School 9 4.9 miles Boone, NC Regular PK-8
Blowing Rock Elementary School 10 6.0 miles Blowing Rock, NC Regular K-8
Cove Creek Elementary School 9 6.3 miles Vilas, NC Regular PK-8
Valle Crucis Elementary School 8 7.2 miles Sugar Grove, NC Regular PK-8
Mabel Elementary School 7 9.0 miles Zionville, NC Regular K-8
Bethel Elementary School 6 12.3 miles Sugar Grove, NC Regular K-8
Banner Elk Elementary School 8 12.5 miles Banner Elk, NC Regular PK-5
Westwood Elementary School 7 12.9 miles West Jefferson, NC Regular K-6
Ashe County High School 7 15.4 miles West Jefferson, NC Regular 9-12
Happy Valley Elementary School 5 15.9 miles Lenoir, NC Regular K-8
Newland Elementary School 7 17.8 miles Newland, NC Regular PK-5
Avery Middle School 7 18.1 miles Newland, NC Regular 6-8
Avery County High School 1 18.1 miles Newland, NC Regular 9-12
Avery High STEM Academy 8 18.1 miles Newland, NC Regular 9-12
Blue Ridge Elementary School 7 18.2 miles Warrensville, NC Regular K-6
Mount Pleasant Elementary School 6 18.6 miles Ferguson, NC Regular PK-5
Ashe County Middle School 8 18.7 miles Warrensville, NC Regular 7-8
Mountain View Elementary School 7 18.9 miles Jefferson, NC Regular PK-6