Garner High School

2101 Spring Dr, Garner, NC 27529 | (919) 662-2379
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,311
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3 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 2,311 high school students from grades 9-12
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: No
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Drew Cook
  • Fax: (919) 662-2397
  • Website: garnerhs.wcpss.net
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
  • Magnet School
Additional School Details
School Program Type: Magnet
School Calendar Description: Traditional
School Schedule: Semester
Accreditation Status: Southern Association of Colleges
College Board Number: 341435
School District Details
  • Wake County Schools District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,780
  • Graduation Rate: 82.7%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.4%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.9
  • Enrolled Students: 140,506

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,311
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 137.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,203 (52.1%)
  • Females: 1,108 (47.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 197 (8.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 719 (31.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 916 (39.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Garner High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian100.4%
Black1,14349.5%
Asian160.7%
Hispanic29412.7%
White84836.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Garner High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade82535.7%
10th Grade57524.9%
11th Grade47920.7%
12th Grade43218.7%
Graduation Information (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
71.8%
District:
78.4%
State:
71.7%
Source: NC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3

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2 reviews for Garner High School

  • Reviewed by Student on September 24, 2008
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I went to this school my freshmen year and I loved it. It is a little crowded, yes, but we have great school spirit. And being at a different high school now, I miss the food at lunch. The cafeteria food is probley better then an other high school around. This is a great school!

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Garner High School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on EOC and EOG state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra I
  • Algebra II
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Civics and Economics
  • English I
  • Geometry
  • Physical Science
  • Physics
  • US History
  • Writing
SAT Exam Performance (2010)
Percent Tested
School:
56.2%
District:
71.7%
State:
63.0%
Math Average Score
School:
475.0
District:
543.0
State:
511.0
Critical Reading Average Score
School:
469.0
District:
524.0
State:
497.0
Writing Average Score
School:
442.0
District:
504.0
State:
477.0
Overall Average Score
School:
1,386.0
District:
1,571.0
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
201072.4%84.9%77.9%
200952.2%76.7%67.9%
 
Algebra II Test
201086.2%88.7%84.9%
200976.4%81.6%72.9%
 
Biology Test
201074.5%84.2%81.2%
200968.1%80.5%71.3%
 
Civics and Economics Test
201073.6%84.0%78.7%
200968.7%80.4%71.3%
 
English I Test
201081.8%85.4%82.8%
200967.3%81.2%74.3%
 
Geometry Test
201077.7%86.5%82.3%
200973.5%81.0%73.3%
 
Physical Science Test
201083.2%81.2%76.4%
200952.3%67.2%62.7%
 
US History Test
201080.1%85.4%81.6%
200969.8%77.6%71.2%
 
Chemistry Test
200989.4%87.3%77.7%
 
Physics Test
200985.3%92.1%85.9%
 

EOG - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Writing Test
201070.7%77.0%70.4%
200972.0%80.2%71.1%
 
Source: NC Department of Education 2009-2010

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