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William Amos Hough High

Public | 9-12 | 2090 students

 
 

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5 stars

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Posted May 17, 2013

I am a parent, My older son graduated last year in 2012 from Hough High. I now have a son who is n 9th grade. My older son started at North Mech for two years and when they opened went to Hough two years, It was nice to have a school closer to us. It is a nice school and has good teachers.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 56% in 2012.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2012.

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Science

The state average for Science was 59% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2011.

510 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
77%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a

Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a

Science

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, data for that group is not reported.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 36% in 2013.

266 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
81%
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 82% in 2011.

317 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%
Biology

The state average for Biology was 46% in 2013.

590 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
93%
Civics and Economics

The state average for Civics and Economics was 80% in 2011.

508 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%
English I

The state average for English I was 83% in 2012.

564 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
94%
English II

The state average for English II was 51% in 2013.

554 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%
Physical Science

The state average for Physical Science was 77% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
United States History

The state average for United States History was 82% in 2011.

369 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
>95%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in Algebra I, English II, and Biology. The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Algebra I

All Students26%
Female25%
Male28%
Black18%
Asiann/a
Hispanic10%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White33%
Economically disadvantaged16%
Not economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities10%
Non-disabled students29%
Limited English proficiency6%
Proficient in English28%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant26%
Academically giftedn/a

Biology

All Students70%
Female65%
Male77%
Black39%
Asian50%
Hispanic33%
Multiracial70%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities39%
Non-disabled students72%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Academically giftedn/a

English II

All Students73%
Female74%
Male71%
Black39%
Asian36%
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities17%
Non-disabled students76%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English73%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant73%
Academically giftedn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in Algebra I, English II, and Biology. The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, data for that group is not reported.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 77% 52%
Black 12% 26%
Hispanic 7% 14%
Asian 2% 3%
Two or more races 2% 4%
American Indian 1% 1%
Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 20%N/A56%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

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12420 Bailey Road
Cornelius, NC 28031
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