Western Alamance High Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
20.1
Algebra Proficiency
3.0
English Proficiency
N/A
Student/Teacher Ratio
18:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,201 Students
  • 67 Teachers

Western Alamance High
1731 NORTH NC 87
ELON, NC 27244

Phone: (336) 538-6020

District: Alamance-Burlington Schools

Overview

At Western Alamance High, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Western Alamance High is 28 percent. The student body makeup is 52 percent male and 48 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 21 percent. Western Alamance High is 1 of 7 high schools in the Alamance-Burlington Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,201
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 21%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 21%
Full-Time Teachers 67

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English N/A
Proficient in Algebra 81%
College Readiness Index 20.1

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Fringe Rural
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 7
Total Students 6,751
Proficient in English (district average) 74%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 73%
College Readiness (district average) 15.7

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Nearby Schools

Western Alamance High is 1 of 7 schools in the Alamance-Burlington Schools.

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