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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B+
  6. Health & Safety
    B-
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
Pisgah High School is a public school located in Canton, NC. It has 988 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 50% of students are at least proficient in math and 54% in reading.
Address
1 Black Bear Drive
Canton, NC 28716
Telephone
(828) 646-3440
Website

Pisgah High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
54%
Percent Proficient - Math
50%
Average Graduation Rate
86%
Average SAT
1130
56 responses
Average ACT
24
67 responses
AP Enrollment
6%

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Living in the Area
B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B+
  2. Good for Families
    B
  3. Housing
    B-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$37,078
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$608
National
$949
Median Home Value
$150,600
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
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  • Football season
    22%
  • Golf
    22%
  • Pisgah Tuscola Rivalry Matches
    22%
  • Soccer
    22%
  • FFA
    11%

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
988
Free or Reduced Lunch
44%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.6 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.6 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.6 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$39,057
Teachers in First/Second Year
2.9%
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.8 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.8 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.8 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$9,176/ year
National
$12,239
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.10 responses
30%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.10 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.10 responses
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The teachers here are genuinely trying to make sure we succeed in life and to make sure above all not to lose one’s focus on academics, sports, and whatever related activity it may be to have an exceptional future for yourself and impact others around ones’ self to strive in their future as well. Most importantly I have learned to be an exceptional leader and to shape the future for others as I help them see the importance of obtaining their goals, which was taught to me through several community involvement clubs and outstanding teachers who sponsor those clubs.
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I loved Pisgah High School! It is a friendly place, with a welcoming community, all in the loving town of Canton, NC. Pisgah was a place where you could experience yourself freely and have room to grow and become the person you want to be.
Being a student at Pisgah High School, I have been given many amazing oppertunities. Some of these oppertunities include taking dual inrollment classes, advanced placement classes, and being in as many clubs as I would like. By being a student at Pisgah they really give you the ability to take your future into your own hands!