Swain County High School

1415 Fontana Rd, Bryson City, NC 28713 | (828) 488-2152
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 618
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 618 high school students from grades 9-12
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: No
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1415 Fontana Road, Bryson City, NC 28713
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Keith Nuckolls
  • Fax: (828) 488-0523
  • Website: www.swain.k12.nc.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
Additional School Details
School Calendar Description: Traditional
School Schedule: Semester
Accreditation Status: Southern Association of Colleges
College Board Number: 340460
School District Details
  • Swain County Schools District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,690
  • Graduation Rate: 68.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 7.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.1
  • Enrolled Students: 2,008

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 618
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 48.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 311 (50.3%)
  • Females: 307 (49.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 63 (10.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 269 (43.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 332 (53.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Swain County High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian17227.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Swain County High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade20433.0%
10th Grade16025.9%
11th Grade12520.2%
12th Grade12920.9%
Graduation Information (2009)
Graduation Rate
Source: NC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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