Kings Mountain High

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8/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
13
Grades
9-12
Students
1,272
Type
Public
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Academics
7/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Math
60%
State avg: 60%
English 2
67%
State avg: 60%
Biology I
68%
State avg: 54%
7/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

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.


Parent tip

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
88%
State avg: 84%
Average SAT score
1499
State avg: 1483
SAT participation rate
32%
State avg: 64%
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10/10
Student progress

Good news!

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

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

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

Equity
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Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
71%
Black
20%
Two or more races
5%
Hispanic
2%
Asian
2%
American Indian/Alaskan Native
<1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
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Neighborhood
500 Phifer Road
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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