Orange High

Unclaimed
5/10
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Reviews
12
Grades
9-12
Students
1,305
Type
Public
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This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform below average on state tests, have above average college readiness measures, ... More

Academics
4/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Subject
% Proficient
Math
55%
State avg: 61%
English 2
59%
State avg: 59%
Biology I
58%
State avg: 56%
8/10
College readiness
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A promising sign:

This school is above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
91%
State avg: 86%
Average SAT score
1511
State avg: 1483
SAT participation rate
58%
State avg: 64%
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3/10
Student progress

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Depending on where the school's test scores start, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling farther behind their peers.

Low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

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Students
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White
67%
Black
19%
Hispanic
11%
Two or more races
2%
American Indian/Alaskan Native
<1%
Asian
<1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
15 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
317 :1
State avg: 246 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
87%
State avg: 89%
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12 Reviews
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Neighborhood
500 Orange High Rd
Hillsborough, NC 27278
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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