Gaston County Schools District

  • 943 OSCEOLA ST
  • GASTONIA, NC 28054
  • (704) 866-6100
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District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate72.3%72.8%
Dropout Rate6.2%5.2%
Per Pupil Spending$7,186$7,987
Students Per Teacher16.413.6
Number of Schools55-
Number of Students32,809-
Number of (FTE) Teachers2,006-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment32,80916.4
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students681
Kindergarten Students2,116
1st Grade Students2,430
2nd Grade Students2,450
3rd Grade Students2,502
4th Grade Students2,502
5th Grade Students2,583
6th Grade Students2,453
7th Grade Students2,397
8th Grade Students2,459
9th Grade Students2,779
10th Grade Students2,501
11th Grade Students2,283
12th Grade Students2,053
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native72
Asian or Pacific Islander489
Hispanic2,571
Black (Non-Hispanic)7,305
White (Non-Hispanic)21,890
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male16,579
Female15,748

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers2,00616.4
Prekindergarten Teachers--
Kindergarten Teachers--
Elementary Teachers933-
Secondary Teachers1,017-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes56-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides629
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors31
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors97
Elementary30
Secondary63
Other4
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians58
Library Support Staff0.5
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff1,186
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators24
LEA Administrative Support Staff112
School Administrators118
School Administrative Support Staff152
Student Support Services195
Other Support Services Staff585

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$262,947,000-
Total Local Revenues$66,833,00025.4%
Parent Government Contributions$52,857,00020.1%
School Lunch$6,552,0002.5%
Non-Specified$21,0000.01%
Rents and Royalties$3,0000.00%
Sale of Property$20,0000.01%
Interest Earnings$1,226,0000.5%
Fines and Forfeits$1,400,0000.5%
Miscellaneous$4,754,0001.8%
Total State Revenues$168,455,00064.1%
General Formula Assistance$163,653,00062.2%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$1,629,0000.6%
Non-Specified$115,0000.04%
State Revenues on Behalf - Non-Employee Benefits$3,058,0001.2%
Total Federal Revenues$27,659,00010.5%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$8,651,0003.3%
Through State - Other$315,0000.1%
Non-Specified$17,276,0006.6%
Direct - Other$1,417,0000.5%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$231,226,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$147,601,00063.8%
Total Support Services Expenditures$68,153,00029.5%
Student Support$12,117,0004.6%
Instructional Staff Support$7,071,0002.7%
General Administration Support$1,790,0000.7%
School Administration Support$15,360,0005.8%
Operation and Maintenance Support$16,754,0006.4%
Student Transportation Support$6,887,0002.6%
Other Support Services$8,174,0003.1%
Total Other Expenditures$15,472,0006.7%
Food Services$15,472,0005.9%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 72.3%
Total Diploma Count 1,983
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients 33
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-125976.2%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Gaston County Schools District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 55
  • Students: 32,809
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 2,006
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ASHBROOK HIGH SCHOOL
2222 South New Hope Rd
Gastonia, NC
Public | 9-12
1,298 17.0

5 out of 5
1 Review
BELMONT CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
310 Eagle Rd
Belmont, NC
Public | 2-5
688 20.6

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BELMONT MIDDLE SCHOOL
110 North Central Ave
Belmont, NC
Public | 6-8
678 19.1

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BESSEMER CITY CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1400 Puett's Chapel Rd
Bessemer City, NC
Public | 3-5
372 16.0

5 out of 5
1 Review
BESSEMER CITY HIGH SCHOOL
119 Yellow Jacket Ln
Bessemer City, NC
Public | 9-12
687 17.5

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BESSEMER CITY MIDDLE SCHOOL
525 Ed Wilson Rd
Bessemer City, NC
Public | 6-8
605 16.8

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BESSEMER CITY PRIMARY SCHOOL
1302 North 12th St
Bessemer City, NC
Public | PK-2
390 15.7

5 out of 5
1 Review
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BROOKSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1950 Rhyne Carter Rd
Gastonia, NC
Public | PK-5
704 16.1

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CARR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
601 West Carpenter St
Dallas, NC
Public | PK-5
641 17.4

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CATAWBA HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
101 Ivey St
Belmont, NC
Public | PK-5
324 16.2

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CHAPEL GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
5201 Lewis Rd
Gastonia, NC
Public | PK-5
495 15.7

4 out of 5
1 Review
CHERRYVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
700 East Academy St
Cherryville, NC
Public | PK-3
489 18.0

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CHERRYVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
313 Ridge Ave
Cherryville, NC
Public | 9-12
657 16.2

3 out of 5
4 Reviews
COSTNER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
353 Old 277 Loop Hwy
Dallas, NC
Public | PK-5
656 18.9

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CRAMERTON MIDDLE SCHOOL
601 Cramer Mountain Rd
Cramerton, NC
Public | 6-8
831 18.7

5 out of 5
1 Review
EAST GASTON HIGH SCHOOL
1744 Ln Rd
Mount Holly, NC
Public | 9-12
1,519 18.0

5 out of 5
3 Reviews
EDWARD D SADLER, JR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3950 West Franklin Boulevar
Gastonia, NC
Public | PK-5
415 13.4

3 out of 5
2 Reviews
FOREST HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1 Learning Place
Gastonia, NC
Public | PK-5
465 14.6

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FORESTVIEW HIGH SCHOOL
5545 Union Rd
Gastonia, NC
Public | 9-12
1,304 19.6

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GARDNER PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
738 Armstrong Park Rd
Gastonia, NC
Public | KG-5
543 14.6

5 out of 5
1 Review
GASTON COUNTY EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL
Non-Operational or Status Unknown
Gaston Collegeeast Campus
Belmont, NC
Public | Unknown
- -

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HAWKS NEST INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
3430 Robinwood Rd
Gastonia, NC
Public | 4-5
218 21.2

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HERSHAL H BEAM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
200 Davis Park Rd
Gastonia, NC
Public | PK-5
675 16.0

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HIGHLAND SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY
1600 North Morris St
Gastonia, NC
Public | 9-12
570 13.9

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
HOLBROOK MIDDLE SCHOOL
418 South Church St
Lowell, NC
Public | 6-8
794 18.7

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HUNTER HUSS HIGH SCHOOL
1518 Edgefield Ave
Gastonia, NC
Public | 9-12
1,101 15.4

4.5 out of 5
3 Reviews
IDA RANKIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
301 West Central Ave
Mount Holly, NC
Public | PK-5
671 18.9

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J B PAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
215 Ewing Dr
Belmont, NC
Public | PK-1
336 18.0

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JOHN CHAVIS MIDDLE SCHOOL
103 South Chavis Dr
Cherryville, NC
Public | 6-8
521 15.9

4 out of 5
1 Review
KISER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
311 East College St
Stanley, NC
Public | 3-5
513 19.5

5 out of 5
1 Review
LINGERFELDT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1601 Madison St
Gastonia, NC
Public | PK-5
555 15.6

4 out of 5
1 Review
LOWELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1500 Power Dr
Lowell, NC
Public | KG-5
558 18.8

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MCADENVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
275 East Weslyan Dr
Mcadenville, NC
Public | KG-5
154 13.9

5 out of 5
3 Reviews
MOUNT HOLLY MIDDLE SCHOOL
124 South Hawthorne St
Mount Holly, NC
Public | 6-8
761 17.6

4.5 out of 5
5 Reviews
NEW HOPE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
137 Stowe Rd
Gastonia, NC
Public | PK-5
526 17.7

5 out of 5
1 Review
NORTH BELMONT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
210 School St
Belmont, NC
Public | PK-5
386 15.3

3 out of 5
2 Reviews
NORTH GASTON HIGH SCHOOL
1133 Ratchford Rd
Dallas, NC
Public | 9-12
1,116 17.9

4 out of 5
4 Reviews
PINEWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1925 North Main St
Mount Holly, NC
Public | PK-5
593 18.2

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PLEASANT RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
937 South Miller St
Gastonia, NC
Public | PK-5
256 13.6

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RHYNE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1900 West Davidson Ave
Gastonia, NC
Public | PK-5
369 12.8

2 out of 5
2 Reviews
ROBINSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3122 South Union Rd
Gastonia, NC
Public | KG-3
379 18.1

5 out of 5
1 Review
SHERWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1744 Dixon Rd
Gastonia, NC
Public | PK-5
629 15.8

5 out of 5
1 Review
SOUTH POINT HIGH SCHOOL
906 South Point Rd
Belmont, NC
Public | 9-12
1,273 19.3

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SOUTHWEST MIDDLE SCHOOL
1 Rdrunner Dr
Gastonia, NC
Public | 6-8
818 18.8

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
SPRINGFIELD PRIMARY SCHOOL
900 South Main St
Stanley, NC
Public | PK-2
482 17.3

5 out of 5
1 Review
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STANLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL
317 Hovis Rd
Stanley, NC
Public | 6-8
560 17.4

5 out of 5
1 Review
TRYON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2620 Tryon Courthouse Rd
Bessemer City, NC
Public | PK-5
448 15.9

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
W A BESS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4340 Beaty Rd
Gastonia, NC
Public | KG-5
677 19.0

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WARLICK SCHOOL
1316 Spencer Mountain Rd
Gastonia, NC
Public | Unknown
138 7.6

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WEBB ST SPECIAL EDUCATION SCHOOL
1623 North Webb St
Gastonia, NC
Public | PK-12
156 6.7

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WILLIAM B BEAM INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
401east First St
Cherryville, NC
Public | 4-5
265 21.2

4 out of 5
1 Review
WILLIAM C FRIDAY MIDDLE SCHOOL
1221 Ratchford Dr
Dallas, NC
Public | 6-8
649 16.9

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WOODHILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1027 Woodhill Dr
Gastonia, NC
Public | PK-5
353 12.8

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W P GRIER MIDDLE SCHOOL
1622 East Garrison Blvd
Gastonia, NC
Public | 6-8
718 16.1

5 out of 5
4 Reviews
YORK CHESTER MIDDLE SCHOOL
601 South Clay St
Gastonia, NC
Public | 6-8
348 10.9

4 out of 5
1 Review
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