Nchs - West / Stem (Science, Technology, Engineering) School

152 Hurricane Dr, Gaston, NC 27832 | (252) 534-1371
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Student Enrollment: 426
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 426 middle and high school students from grades 7-12
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: No
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Ms Felisha Wyche
  • Fax: (252) 537-9028
  • Website: www.northampton.k12.nc.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
Additional School Details
Date School Opened: 02-JUL-07
School Program Type: Cooperative Innovative High School
School Calendar Description: Traditional
School Schedule: Semester
College Board Number: 341680
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 426
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 37.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 223 (52.3%)
  • Females: 203 (47.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 34 (8.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 292 (68.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 326 (76.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Nchs - West / Stem (Science,  Technology, Engineering) School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black38991.3%
Asian20.5%
Hispanic40.9%
White317.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Nchs - West / Stem (Science,  Technology, Engineering) School
  Number Percent
7th Grade5412.7%
8th Grade6615.5%
9th Grade8520.0%
10th Grade7317.1%
11th Grade8720.4%
12th Grade6114.3%
Source: NC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Nchs - West / Stem (Science, Technology, Engineering) School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on EOC and EOG state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra I
  • Algebra II
  • Biology
  • Civics and Economics
  • English I
  • Geometry
  • Math
  • Physical Science
  • Reading
  • Science
  • US History
  • Writing
SAT Exam Performance (2010)
Percent Tested
School:
72.5%
District:
58.0%
State:
63.0%
Math Average Score
School:
402.0
District:
419.0
State:
511.0
Critical Reading Average Score
School:
382.0
District:
407.0
State:
497.0
Writing Average Score
School:
385.0
District:
391.0
State:
477.0
Overall Average Score
School:
1,169.0
District:
1,217.0
State:
1,485.0
AYP Information (2010)
Overall AYP Met: No

EOC - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

EOC - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra I Test
201041.7%65.1%77.9%
200925.2%42.7%67.9%
 
Algebra II Test
201068.6%60.7%84.9%
200940.5%28.7%72.9%
 
Biology Test
201085.0%75.6%81.2%
200975.0%47.9%71.3%
 
Civics and Economics Test
201068.9%70.1%78.7%
200943.7%54.2%71.3%
 
English I Test
201066.7%71.4%82.8%
200936.9%48.3%74.3%
 
Geometry Test
201067.5%68.8%82.3%
200916.7%20.3%73.3%
 
Physical Science Test
201077.8%77.8%76.4%
 
US History Test
201077.9%77.3%81.6%
 

EOG - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201080.0%67.1%80.8%
 
Reading Test
201036.4%38.7%67.6%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201055.7%70.1%84.6%
 
Reading Test
201034.4%47.8%70.3%
 
Science Test
201029.5%52.2%73.5%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Writing Test
201046.6%57.1%70.4%
200960.5%53.0%71.1%
 
Source: NC Department of Education 2009-2010

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