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New Hanover County Schools
  • Wilmington, NC

Report Card

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  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 25,952 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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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
53%
Percent Proficient - Math
51%
Average Graduation Rate
88%
Average SAT
1200
1,148 responses
Average ACT
27
838 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
25,952
Free or Reduced Lunch
53.5%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$44,268
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.5%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$11,815 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    60%
  • Support Services
    35%
  • Other
    5%

Living in the Area

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
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  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$69,954
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,063
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$289,300
National
$217,500

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