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New Hanover County Schools
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  • Wilmington, NC

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C+
  7. Administration
    grade B
  8. Sports
    grade A minus
  9. Food
    grade C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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New Hanover County Schools is a highly rated, public school district located in Wilmington, NC. It has 25,938 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 51% of students are at least proficient in math and 53% in reading.

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6410 Carolina Beach Road
Wilmington, NC 28412

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
53%
Percent Proficient - Math
51%
Average Graduation Rate
88%
Average SAT
1210
1,244 responses
Average ACT
27
973 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
25,938
Free or Reduced Lunch
53.5%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$48,298
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.5%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$0 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    59%
  • Support Services
    37%
  • Other
    4%

Living in the Area

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$70,500
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,106
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$318,400
National
$229,800

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