West Caldwell High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
300 W Caldwell Drive
Lenoir, NC 28645
Phone
(828) 758-5583
District
CALDWELL COUNTY SCHOOLS
County
CALDWELL COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
731
Classroom Teachers
53

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to North Carolina

2

(10 is best)

Better than 18.9% of NC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

3

(10 is best)

West Caldwell High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
32%
50%
37%
50%
27%
50%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
14
15
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 211 28.9%
Grade 10 156 21.3%
Grade 11 165 22.6%
Grade 12 199 27.2%
Total 731 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 72.0% 80.9% 49.1%
Black 10.1% 5.7% 25.9%
Hispanic 17.7% 12.5% 19.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.9% 3.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.1% 1.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 65.3% 56.4% 54.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 56.8% 47.8% 50.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.5% 8.6% 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 81,884 10,488,084
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 172.6 212
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.0% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.5% 19.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 27.9% 32.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 30.2% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 19.3% 15.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 32,864 3,965,482
Single Parent Households With Children 10.5% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 80.0% 87.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 15.7% 31.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 4.2% 10.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 9.4% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.0% 12.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.2% 18.0%
$30,000 - $49,999 21.0% 19.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 20.8% 15.3%
$15,000 or less 13.4% 11.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,369 $74,914,000 62.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $510 $6,000,000 5.0%
Staff $368 $4,332,000 3.6%
General Administration $131 $1,540,000 1.3%
School Administration $626 $7,365,000 6.1%
Operation $686 $8,069,000 6.7%
Transportation $234 $2,754,000 2.3%
Other $259 $3,043,000 2.5%
Total Support $2,814 $33,103,000 27.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,047 $12,316,000 10.2%
Total Expenditures $10,231 $120,333,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,802 $9,059,674,000 56.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $509 $795,465,000 4.9%
Staff $316 $493,610,000 3.1%
General Administration $146 $228,611,000 1.4%
School Administration $573 $894,498,000 5.5%
Operation $744 $1,162,232,000 7.2%
Transportation $392 $611,849,000 3.8%
Other $294 $459,181,000 2.8%
Total Support $2,975 $4,645,446,000 28.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,579 $2,465,278,000 15.2%
Total Expenditures $10,355 $16,170,398,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%