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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A-
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    NG
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A-
Wayne Early Middle College High School is a top rated, public school located in Goldsboro, NC. It has 243 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 90% of students are at least proficient in math and 85% in reading.
About Wayne Early Middle College High School...
Address
3000 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534
Telephone
(919) 739-7070

Wayne Early Middle College High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
85%
Percent Proficient - Math
90%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1200
29 responses
Average ACT
25
49 responses
AP Enrollment
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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
$53,690
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$852
National
$949
Median Home Value
$167,300
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.8 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.8 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 17 responses
Report
  • Prom
    29%
  • The Bonfire.
    29%
  • Talent Show
    18%
  • Hollyball
    12%
  • Spirit Week
    12%

Students

Diversity
A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
243
Free or Reduced Lunch
49%
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.8 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.8 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.8 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$43,050
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.10 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.10 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.10 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$8,410/ year
National
$12,239
83%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.12 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.12 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.12 responses
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Wayne Early Middle College High School Reviews

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The teachers were very relaxed and acted like friends rather than teachers. There were many opportunities to be involved outside the classroom in extracurriculars, and the inclusive environment greatly reduced bullying. Cliques didn't really exist. Everyone was friends. The guidance counselor was supportive and readily available to help us. However, the pressure to receive our associate's degrees without taking a fifth year caused psychological issues for many students.
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Wayne Early Middle College High School is an excellent school for upcoming high school students to have a smooth transition into a college experience. Aside from a school sports team, students are provided with everything one could expect from a regular high school experience, as well as the opportunity to get their Associate's degree and get used to the qualitative expectations of your average college professor. The only drawbacks I'd consider the school to have would rely on the individual students themselves. Specifically, for students who aren't very determined to do well in their college courses, especially in their junior year, their GPA will suffer accordingly. Ultimately, what one aims for from their experience at WEMCHS will determine what they'll get out of it, both good and bad. The combination of taking all high school honors courses, obtaining a free Associate's degree, and having access to an abundance of four-year university knowledge should not be wasted.
I loved the teachers there. They have great compassion, teaching styles and overall character. The only issues I find is that a lot of amazing teachers have chosen to go elsewhere amidst the time I have been there. In fact, all but one of the teachers I had freshman year have gone on to teach at different schools. Now I am not sure why but I know something must be up. Overall though, I had an incredibly enriching and pleasant time at the school and have grown so much as a person just from being there.