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Western Harnett High School

Lillington, NC


Western Harnett High School
10637 NC Hwy 27 West
Lillington, NC  27546
Phone: 919-499-5113
Harnett County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 4 out of 10 stars
4

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,347
Type: Regular School  
Western Harnett High School

Western Harnett High School


State Ranking

#351
Statewide High School Ranking: Western Harnett High School is ranked #351 out of 529 of the best high schools in North Carolina (34th percentile). Click the link to see all 529 high schools.


Overall, Western Harnett High School is a 4-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Harnett County, NC. Western Harnett High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,347 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

67.7
(Did Not Meet Growth)
Student Growth Score: Western Harnett High School had a Student Growth Score of 67.7. This placed Western Harnett High School in the 35th 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 16.5 41st 17.3
Math 17.4 30th 18.8
Reading 18.2 41st 18.9
Science 17.6 38th 18.6
Writing 5 33rd 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 Western Harnett High 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)
 32% - Level 4 (Solid)
 32% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 24% - Level 2
 24% - Level 2
 27% - Level 1
 27% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 24% - Level 2
 24% - Level 2
 27% - Level 1
 27% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 9% - Level 5 (Superior)
 9% - Level 5 (Superior)
 29% - Level 4 (Solid)
 29% - Level 4 (Solid)
 11% - Level 3
 11% - Level 3
 18% - Level 2
 18% - Level 2
 33% - Level 1
 33% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 529
Math 508
Composite Score 1037
SAT Participation Rate 22 %

Western Harnett High had an average SAT score of 1037 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #155 out of 478 NC high schools (68th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Western Harnett High was 22% 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
 87% - Western Harnett High School
 87% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 87% - Western Harnett 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 - 20%
 Black - 20%
 Hispanic - 16%
 Hispanic - 16%
 Two or More Races - 6%
 Two or More Races - 6%
 White - 55%
 White - 55%

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

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Western Harnett Middle School 6 0.5 miles Lillington, NC Regular 6-8
Highland Middle School 4 3.9 miles Sanford, NC Regular 6-8
Boone Trail Elementary School 3 4.7 miles Lillington, NC Regular PK-5
South Harnett Elementary School 3 5.4 miles Bunnlevel, NC Regular 3-5
Overhills Middle School 4 6.1 miles Spring Lake, NC Regular 6-8
Overhills Elementary School 4 6.3 miles Spring Lake, NC Regular PK-5
Overhills High School 4 6.3 miles Spring Lake, NC Regular 9-12
Benhaven Elementary School 7 6.6 miles Sanford, NC Regular PK-5
Johnsonville Elementary School 3 7.1 miles Cameron, NC Regular PK-5
Lillington-Shawtown Elementary School 2 9.0 miles Lillington, NC Regular PK-5
Broadway Elementary School 3 9.0 miles Broadway, NC Regular PK-5
STAR Academy 1 9.9 miles Lillington, NC Regular 6-12
East Lee Middle School 5 11.1 miles Sanford, NC Regular 6-8
Manchester Elementary School 2 11.4 miles Spring Lake, NC Regular PK-5
Spring Lake Middle School 2 11.6 miles Spring Lake, NC Regular 6-8
Lillian Black Elementary School 6 11.6 miles Spring Lake, NC Regular K-5
Cameron Elementary School 6 11.8 miles Cameron, NC Regular K-5
J Glenn Edwards Elementary School 5 12.0 miles Sanford, NC Regular K-5
William T Brown Elementary School 5 12.2 miles Spring Lake, NC Regular PK-5
Pine Forest Middle School 8 12.8 miles Fayetteville, NC Regular 6-8