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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: 5 out of 10 stars
5

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 514
Type: Regular School  
Swain County High School

Swain County High School


State Ranking

#304
Statewide High School Ranking: Swain County High School is ranked #304 out of 529 of the best high schools in North Carolina (43rd percentile). Click the link to see all 529 high schools.


Overall, Swain County High School is a 5-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 514 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

64.3
(Did Not Meet Growth)
Student Growth Score: Swain County High School had a Student Growth Score of 64.3. This placed Swain County High School in the 27th 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 16.3 39th 17.3
Math 17.8 33rd 18.8
Reading 18.3 42nd 18.9
Science 17.9 41st 18.6
Writing 5.9 52nd 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

 6% - Level 5 (Superior)
 6% - Level 5 (Superior)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 27% - Level 2
 27% - Level 2
 26% - Level 1
 26% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 20% - Level 3
 20% - Level 3
 22% - Level 2
 22% - Level 2
 22% - Level 1
 22% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 40% - Level 4 (Solid)
 40% - Level 4 (Solid)
 11% - Level 3
 11% - Level 3
 17% - Level 2
 17% - Level 2
 25% - Level 1
 25% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 574
Math 553
Composite Score 1128
SAT Participation Rate 27 %

Swain County High School had an average SAT score of 1128 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #75 out of 478 NC high schools (84th 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 27% 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
 79% - Swain County High School
 87% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 79% - Swain County 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 - 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 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 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 5 1.7 miles Bryson City, NC Regular PK-8
Swain County East Elementary School 5 3.8 miles Bryson City, NC Regular K-5
Smokey Mountain Elementary School 3 7.5 miles Whittier, NC Regular K-8
Smoky Mountain High School 6 14.9 miles Sylva, NC Regular 9-12
Iotla Valley Elementary School 5 15.3 miles Franklin, NC Regular PK-4
Jackson County Early College 9 15.7 miles Sylva, NC Regular 9-13
Scotts Creek Elementary School 4 15.9 miles Sylva, NC Regular K-8
Fairview Elementary School 5 16.0 miles Sylva, NC Regular PK-8
Nantahala School 6 16.5 miles Topton, NC Regular K-12
Swain County West Elementary School 5 16.7 miles Bryson City, NC Regular K-5
East Franklin Elementary School 4 18.4 miles Franklin, NC Regular K-4
Cullowhee Valley School 6 18.8 miles Cullowhee, NC Regular K-8
Franklin High School 5 19.1 miles Franklin, NC Regular 9-12
Cartoogechaye Elementary School 6 19.4 miles Franklin, NC Regular PK-4