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New Hanover High School
  • Public
  • WILMINGTON, NC

Report Card

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

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New Hanover High School is an above average, public school located in WILMINGTON, NC. It has 1,529 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 45% of students are at least proficient in math and 41% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
41%
Percent Proficient - Math
45%
Average Graduation Rate
81%
Average SAT
1160
224 responses
Average ACT
27
122 responses
AP Enrollment
28%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$47,580
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$998
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$246,400
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
74%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 19 responses
Poll
74%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 19 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 62 responses
  • Friday night football games!
    29%
  • Pep rallys
    21%
  • Spirit Week
    13%
  • Prom
    10%
  • Baseball games
    8%
  • Basketball games
    8%
  • Lacrosse games
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,529
Free or Reduced Lunch
98%
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 21 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 21 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 21 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$44,268
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.1%
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 31 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 31 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 31 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$11,815 / year
National
$12,239
78%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 40 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 40 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 40 responses

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