Hiwassee Dam High

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This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. have above average college readiness measures, ... More
Academics
Test scores
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Subject
% Proficient
Biology I
47%
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.

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4-year high school graduation rate
95%
State avg: 86%
Average SAT score
1352
State avg: 1483
SAT participation rate
20%
State avg: 64%
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5/10
Student progress
This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

Worth a deeper look:

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


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General Information
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Students
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White
96%
Hispanic
2%
Two or more races
1%
Asian
<1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
<1%
Black
<1%
American Indian/Alaskan Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
13 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
114 :1
State avg: 246 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
92%
State avg: 89%
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4 Reviews
5 out of 5 stars
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4 0
3 0
2 0
1 0
Neighborhood
267 Blue Eagle Circle
Murphy, NC 28906
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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