Swain County High Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#2,280
College Readiness Index
14.9
Algebra Proficiency
2.9
English Proficiency
2.9
Student/Teacher Ratio
13:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 613 Students
  • 46 Teachers

Swain County High
1415 FONTANA RD
BRYSON CITY, NC 28713

Phone: (828) 488-2152

District: Swain County Schools

Overview

Swain County High is ranked 49th within North Carolina. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Swain County High is 19 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 35 percent. Swain County High is the only high school in the Swain County Schools.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#2280
State Rank
#49

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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 613
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 35%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 55%
Full-Time Teachers 46

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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 77%
Proficient in Algebra 75%
College Readiness Index 14.9

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Distant Rural
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 613
Proficient in English (district average) 77%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 75%
College Readiness (district average) 14.9

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