2014 Academic Indicators
- College Readiness Index
- Algebra Proficiency
- English Proficiency
- Student/Teacher Ratio
- 09–12 Grades
- 527 Students
- 38 Teachers
Bessemer City High
119 YELLOW JACKET LN
BESSEMER CIT, NC 28016
Phone: (704) 629-2258
District: Gaston County Schools
At Bessemer City High, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Bessemer City High is 33 percent. The student body makeup is 52 percent male and 48 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 32 percent. Bessemer City High is 1 of 10 high schools in the Gaston County Schools.
Rankings / Awards
This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.
Students / Teachers
These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.
|Total Minority Enrollment (% of total)||32%|
|Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total)||65%|
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||68%|
|Proficient in Algebra||57%|
|College Readiness Index||13.2|
School profile information is based on government data.
|Grades Served||09 – 12|
|Receives Title I Funding||Yes|
This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.
|Proficient in English (district average)||70%|
|Proficient in Algebra (district average)||62%|
|College Readiness (district average)||12.7|
Data are based on the 2011-2012 school year.
AP® and Advanced Placement® are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with permission.
International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.