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West Carteret High School
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  • Public
  • MOREHEAD CITY, NC

Report Card

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

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West Carteret High School is an above average, public school located in MOREHEAD CITY, NC. It has 1,085 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 70% of students are at least proficient in math and 63% in reading.

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4700 COUNTRY CLUB ROAD
MOREHEAD CITY, NC 28557

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
63%
Percent Proficient - Math
70%
Average Graduation Rate
79%
Average SAT
1190
127 responses
Average ACT
25
148 responses
AP Enrollment
10%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$42,985
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$863
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$225,200
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C+
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. 21 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 21 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 62 responses
  • Football games
    24%
  • Spirit Week
    24%
  • Our militia at any sports events
    15%
  • Pep Rallies
    11%
  • Any sport event
    5%
  • Basketball games
    5%
  • Homecoming
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,085
Free or Reduced Lunch
31%
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 26 responses
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 26 responses
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 26 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$46,027
Teachers in First/Second Year
3%
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 30 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 30 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 30 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$10,332 / year
National
$12,239
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 33 responses
27%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 33 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 33 responses

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