East Gaston High

Public 9-12

 1744 Lane Road
       Mount Holly, NC  28120-9801


 (704) 836-9613

 School Website

District: Gaston County Schools

SchoolDigger Rank:
236th of 469 North Carolina High Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  15.4
Number of students:  976

Racial breakdown:
White:
78.5%
African American:
10.9%
Hispanic:
6.7%
Free/discounted lunch recipients:  46.9%

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We updated the 2017-18 rankings and test scores for this school on Wednesday, September 5, 2018.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2018, East Gaston High ranked worse than 50.3% of high schools in North Carolina. It also ranked 5th among 9 ranked high schools in the Gaston County Schools District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 45.77. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (78.5%), African American (10.9%), Hispanic (6.7%). (See more...)
Compare Details 46.9% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at East Gaston High is 15.4, which is the 3rd best among 9 high schools in the Gaston County Schools District. (See more...)
Compare East Gaston High employs 63 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

East Gaston High:

SchoolDigger ranks East Gaston High 236th of 469 North Carolina public high schools. (See East Gaston High in the ranking list.)

Gaston County Schools:

SchoolDigger ranks Gaston County Schools 126th of 199 North Carolina school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for East Gaston High

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked High Schools NC State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2006 47.39 252nd 431 41.5%
2007 45.43 268th 453 40.8%
2008 51.73 234th 477 50.9%
2009 59.97 170th 490 65.3%
2010 60.65 184th 499 63.1%
2011 58.70 200th 506 60.5%
2012 51.00 220th 502 56.2%
2013 39.23 239th 505 52.7%
2014 40.72 212th 451 53.0%
2015 44.62 221st 531 58.4%
2016 46.44 189th 507 62.7%
2017 40.17 245th 476 48.5%
2018 45.77 236th 469 49.7%

Data source: test scores: North Carolina Dept of Public Instruction, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Data source: North Carolina Dept of Public Instruction

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by a student
Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Open Quote i am a student that goes here and am very dissapointed with this school. Their is only one police officer for this over crowded school and he is very overweight and does nothing. Sometimes i feel unsafe at this school. It is very old and in terrible condition. Close Quote


Enrollment information for East Gaston High

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 1064 142 5 3 6 n/a n/a 0 1160
1989 992 149 8 3 6 n/a n/a 0 1158
1990 912 137 5 3 2 n/a n/a 0 1059
1991 880 120 6 0 3 n/a n/a 0 1009
1992 838 88 6 0 4 n/a n/a 0 936
1993 846 99 5 2 3 n/a n/a 0 955
1994 835 98 8 3 2 n/a n/a 0 946
1995 845 77 11 4 3 n/a n/a 0 940
1996 845 77 11 4 3 n/a n/a 0 940
1997 883 70 18 5 3 n/a n/a 0 979
1998 1202 103 26 7 3 n/a n/a 0 1341
1999 1203 107 21 1 2 n/a n/a 0 1334
2000 1165 114 14 5 3 n/a n/a 0 1301
2001 1158 114 20 8 1 n/a n/a 0 1301
2002 1230 139 24 8 0 n/a n/a 0 1401
2003 1230 139 24 8 0 n/a n/a 0 1401
2004 1252 145 26 14 1 n/a n/a 0 1438
2005 1304 157 29 18 3 n/a n/a 0 1511
2006 1349 167 29 21 3 n/a n/a 0 1569
2007 1309 182 24 27 4 n/a n/a 7 1553
2008 1213 176 24 32 5 n/a n/a 15 1465
2009 1308 196 24 31 5 n/a n/a 0 1564
2010 1266 184 27 36 6 n/a n/a 0 1519
2011 1189 150 19 60 7 1 60 0 1486
2012 1197 170 19 55 6 0 58 0 1505
2013 1204 181 19 59 8 0 53 0 1524
2014 974 147 18 53 5 0 30 0 1227
2015 865 137 18 60 6 1 35 0 1122
2016 766 106 6 65 4 0 29 0 976

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at East Gaston High

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 1160 54.0 21.4 4.6
1989 1158 66.0 17.5 4.6
1990 1059 66.0 16.0 5.1
1991 1009 65.0 15.5 5.4
1992 936 64.0 14.6 1.6
1993 955 55.0 17.4 3.4
1994 946 53.0 17.8 3.7
1995 940 53.0 17.7 4.0
1996 940 53.0 17.7 4.0
1997 979 55.0 17.8 3.9
1998 1341 80.0 16.8 3.3
1999 1334 80.0 16.7 7.4
2000 1301 80.0 16.3 8.9
2001 1301 80.0 16.3 10.7
2002 1401 80.0 17.5 19.0
2003 1401 80.0 17.5 19.0
2004 1438 84.0 17.1 20.1
2005 1511 84.0 18.0 21.7
2006 1569 84.0 18.7 25.6
2007 1553 88.7 17.5 27.6
2008 1465 90.4 16.2 7.0
2009 1564 87.0 18.0 8.2
2010 1519 84.5 17.9 39.5
2011 1486 85.8 17.3 40.9
2012 1505 82.7 18.1 40.5
2013 1524 82.8 18.4 43.6
2014 1227 72.4 16.9 43.5
2015 1122 67.0 16.7 42.8
2016 976 63.0 15.4 46.9

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio East Gaston High

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 1160 54.0 21.4 4.6
1989 1158 66.0 17.5 4.6
1990 1059 66.0 16.0 5.1
1991 1009 65.0 15.5 5.4
1992 936 64.0 14.6 1.6
1993 955 55.0 17.4 3.4
1994 946 53.0 17.8 3.7
1995 940 53.0 17.7 4.0
1996 940 53.0 17.7 4.0
1997 979 55.0 17.8 3.9
1998 1341 80.0 16.8 3.3
1999 1334 80.0 16.7 7.4
2000 1301 80.0 16.3 8.9
2001 1301 80.0 16.3 10.7
2002 1401 80.0 17.5 19.0
2003 1401 80.0 17.5 19.0
2004 1438 84.0 17.1 20.1
2005 1511 84.0 18.0 21.7
2006 1569 84.0 18.7 25.6
2007 1553 88.7 17.5 27.6
2008 1465 90.4 16.2 7.0
2009 1564 87.0 18.0 8.2
2010 1519 84.5 17.9 39.5
2011 1486 85.8 17.3 40.9
2012 1505 82.7 18.1 40.5
2013 1524 82.8 18.4 43.6
2014 1227 72.4 16.9 43.5
2015 1122 67.0 16.7 42.8
2016 976 63.0 15.4 46.9

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the North Carolina Dept of Public Instruction.

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