Alexander Central High Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
Bronze
College Readiness Index
11.2
Algebra Proficiency
3.1
English Proficiency
3.1
Student/Teacher Ratio
18:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,714 Students
  • 94 Teachers

Alexander Central High
223 SCHOOL DR
TAYLORSVILLE, NC 28681

Phone: (828) 632-7063

District: Alexander County Schools

Overview

At Alexander Central High, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Alexander Central High is 23 percent. The student body makeup is 54 percent male and 46 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 14 percent. Alexander Central High is the only high school in the Alexander County Schools.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Bronze

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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 1,714
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 14%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 44%
Full-Time Teachers 94

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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 83%
Proficient in Algebra 80%
College Readiness Index 11.2

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Distant Town
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

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

Total Schools 1
Total Students 1,714
Proficient in English (district average) 83%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 80%
College Readiness (district average) 11.2

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