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West Caldwell High School

Lenoir, NC


West Caldwell High School
300 W Caldwell Drive
Lenoir, NC  28645
Phone: 828-758-5583
Caldwell County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 3 out of 10 stars
3

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 859
Type: Regular School  
West Caldwell High School

West Caldwell High School


State Ranking

#412
Statewide High School Ranking: West Caldwell High School is ranked #412 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (20th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, West Caldwell 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 Caldwell County, NC. West Caldwell High School has an enrollment of approximately 859 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

54.2
(Did Not Meet Growth)
Student Growth Score: West Caldwell High School had a Student Growth Score of 54.2. This placed West Caldwell High School in the 5th 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 17.4 28th 18.9
Reading 16.8 26th 19.1
Science 17.4 32nd 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 West Caldwell High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 24% - Level 2
 24% - Level 2
 18% - Level 1
 18% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 26% - Level 4 (Solid)
 26% - Level 4 (Solid)
 11% - Level 3
 11% - Level 3
 32% - Level 2
 32% - Level 2
 29% - Level 1
 29% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 28% - Level 4 (Solid)
 28% - Level 4 (Solid)
 14% - Level 3
 14% - Level 3
 22% - Level 2
 22% - Level 2
 34% - Level 1
 34% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 502
Math 495
Composite Score 996
SAT Participation Rate 43 %

West Caldwell High had an average SAT score of 996 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #174 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 West Caldwell High was 43% 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% - West Caldwell High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 85% - West 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 - 8%
 Black - 8%
 Hispanic - 18%
 Hispanic - 18%
 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 West 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 West Caldwell High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Gamewell Middle School 4 1.1 miles Lenoir, NC Regular 6-8
Gamewell Elementary School 4 1.3 miles Lenoir, NC Regular PK-5
West Lenoir Elementary School 3 2.7 miles Lenoir, NC Regular K-5
Davenport A+ School 6 3.4 miles Lenoir, NC Regular PK-5
Whitnel Elementary School 4 3.8 miles Lenoir, NC Regular PK-5
Horizons Elementary School 2 4.2 miles Lenoir, NC Regular K-5
Valmead Elementary School 2 4.5 miles Lenoir, NC Regular PK-5
Lower Creek Elementary School 8 5.0 miles Lenoir, NC Regular K-5
William Lenoir Middle School 8 5.8 miles Lenoir, NC Regular 6-8
Collettsville School 10 5.9 miles Collettsville, NC Regular K-8
Hibriten High School 3 6.1 miles Lenoir, NC Regular 9-12
Baton Elementary School 6 6.2 miles Granite Falls, NC Regular PK-5
Caldwell Career Center Middle College 8 6.6 miles Hudson, NC Regular 9-12
Caldwell Early College 10 6.6 miles Hudson, NC Regular 9-13
Hudson Elementary School 7 6.6 miles Hudson, NC Regular PK-5
Chesterfield Elementary School 5 6.6 miles Morganton, NC Regular PK-5
Hudson Middle School 7 6.8 miles Hudson, NC Regular 6-8
Happy Valley Elementary School 5 7.8 miles Lenoir, NC Regular K-8
Sawmills Elementary School 5 7.9 miles Granite Falls, NC Regular PK-5
Heritage Middle School 8 8.8 miles Valdese, NC Regular 6-8