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Pender High School

Burgaw, NC


Pender High School
5380 NC Hwy 53 W
Burgaw, NC  28425
Phone: 910-259-9162
Pender County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 3 out of 10 stars
3

Grades Served: PK-12
Enrollment: 627
Type: Regular School  
Pender High School

Pender High School


State Ranking

#398
Statewide High School Ranking: Pender High School is ranked #398 out of 529 of the best high schools in North Carolina (25th percentile). Click the link to see all 529 high schools.


Overall, Pender 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 Pender County, NC. Pender High School has an enrollment of approximately 627 students and serves grades PK-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

88.0
(Exceeded Growth)
Student Growth Score: Pender High School had a Student Growth Score of 88.0. This placed Pender High School in the 79th percentile of 2368 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 15.3 32nd 17.3
Math 17.5 31st 18.8
Reading 17.2 33rd 18.9
Science 16.7 30th 18.6
Writing 4.8 29th 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 Pender 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)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 23% - Level 2
 23% - Level 2
 20% - Level 1
 20% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 3
 13% - Level 3
 26% - Level 2
 26% - Level 2
 24% - Level 1
 24% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 12% - Level 5 (Superior)
 12% - Level 5 (Superior)
 33% - Level 4 (Solid)
 33% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 16% - Level 2
 16% - Level 2
 30% - Level 1
 30% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 502
Math 484
Composite Score 986
SAT Participation Rate 32 %

Pender High had an average SAT score of 986 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #194 out of 478 NC high schools (59th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Pender High was 32% 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
 84% - Pender High School
 87% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 84% - Pender High School
 87% - 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 - 32%
 Black - 32%
 Hispanic - 15%
 Hispanic - 15%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 White - 49%
 White - 49%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Pender High School for the 2017-2018 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 2017-2018 school year. Rankings for Pender High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Malpass Corner Elementary School 3 3.6 miles Burgaw, NC Regular PK-5
Burgaw Elementary School 4 4.9 miles Burgaw, NC Regular PK-5
Burgaw Middle School 5 5.0 miles Burgaw, NC Regular PK-8
Pender Early College High School 10 5.1 miles Burgaw, NC Regular 9-13
West Pender Middle School 2 5.4 miles Burgaw, NC Regular 6-8
Penderlea Elementary School 6 8.0 miles Willard, NC Regular K-8
Heide Trask High School 1 10.0 miles Rocky Point, NC Regular 9-12
Cape Fear Elementary School 6 10.8 miles Rocky Point, NC Regular K-5
Cape Fear Middle School 5 11.0 miles Rocky Point, NC Regular 6-8
Rocky Point Elementary School 2 11.1 miles Rocky Point, NC Regular PK-5
Wallace Elementary School 3 13.3 miles Wallace, NC Regular PK-8
Castle Hayne Elementary School 6 14.9 miles Castle Hayne, NC Regular PK-5
Holly Shelter Middle School 8 14.9 miles Castle Hayne, NC Regular 6-8
Wallace-Rose Hill High School 2 15.8 miles Teachey, NC Regular 9-12
Wilmington Early College High School 9 17.0 miles Castle Hayne, NC Regular 9-13
Wrightsboro Elementary School 2 18.1 miles Wilmington, NC Regular PK-5
Emma B Trask Middle School 8 18.5 miles Wilmington, NC Regular 6-8
Emsley A Laney High School 7 18.8 miles Wilmington, NC Regular 9-12
Acme Delco Elementary School 6 19.1 miles Riegelwood, NC Regular PK-5
Murrayville Elementary School 9 19.3 miles Wilmington, NC Regular K-5