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

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Southwest Guilford High School is a highly rated, public school located in High Point, NC. It has 1,588 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 48% of students are at least proficient in math and 55% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
55%
Percent Proficient - Math
48%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1160
264 responses
Average ACT
25
140 responses
AP Enrollment
31%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$47,234
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$879
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$151,900
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
86%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 44 responses
Poll
77%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 44 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 184 responses
  • Sporting events
    18%
  • Student incentive trips
    15%
  • Pep Rally
    14%
  • Homecoming week
    14%
  • Senior Picnic
    12%
  • Spirit Week
    9%
  • Senior night
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,588
Free or Reduced Lunch
39%
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 51 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 51 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 51 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$45,517
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.1%
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 55 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 55 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 55 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$11,078 / year
National
$12,239
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 63 responses
46%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 63 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 63 responses

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