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East Gaston High School

Mount Holly, NC


East Gaston High School
1744 Lane Road
Mount Holly, NC  28120
Phone: 704-836-9613
Gaston County

CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 6 out of 10 stars
6  

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 883
Type: Regular School
East Gaston High School

East Gaston High School



Metro Area Ranking

#54
Metro Area High School Ranking: East Gaston High School is ranked #54 out of 104 of the best high schools in Charlotte and surrounding areas (48th percentile). Cick the link to see all 104 high schools.

State Ranking

#222
Statewide High School Ranking: East Gaston High School is ranked #222 out of 449 of the best high schools in North Carolina (51st percentile). Click the link to see all 449 high schools.

Overall, East Gaston High School is a 6-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Gaston County, NC. East Gaston High School has an enrollment of approximately 883 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

77.3
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: East Gaston High School had a Student Growth Score of 77.3. This placed East Gaston High School in the 55th percentile of 2385 North Carolina public schools with student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth score measures how well schools grow student achievement over time. Scores range from 50.0 to 100.0 - with 100.0 indicating the highest growth in student achievement and 50.0 indicating the lowest.

 North Carolina Letter Grades
C
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


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Students

Student Enrollment Trend

Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 
 Asian - N/A
 
 Asian - N/A
 Black - 12%
 Black - 12%
 Hispanic - 14%
 Hispanic - 14%
 Two or More Races - 5%
 Two or More Races - 5%
 
 Pacific Islander - N/A
 
 Pacific Islander - N/A
 White - 69%
 White - 69%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at East Gaston High School for the 2022-2023 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.


North Carolina Standardized Tests
Average ACT Scores
Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All NC Schools
State Average
English 15.6 39th 16.0
Math 17.2 37th 17.5
Reading 18.1 46th 18.2
Science 17.8 42nd 17.9

Nearly all North Carolina public and charter school students who are enrolled in grade 11 for the first time are required to take the ACT. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at East Gaston High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 551
Math 549
Composite Score 1099
SAT Participation Rate 9 %

East Gaston High had an average SAT score of 1099 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #95 out of 281 NC high schools (66th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at East Gaston High was 9% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in North Carolina.

Graduation Rate
 92% - East Gaston High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 92% - East Gaston High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools

End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 43% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 43% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 8% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 8% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 5 (Superior)
 12% - Level 5 (Superior)

EOC English 2

 49% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 49% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 23% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 23% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 27% - Level 4 (Solid)
 27% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)

EOC Math I

 55% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 55% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 30% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 30% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 13% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)


School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2022-2023 school year. Rankings for East Gaston High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Regular Schools Nearby

School Name Stars Distance City Grades
Served
Lowell Elementary School
2.6 miles Lowell K-5
Mount Holly Middle School
3.2 miles Mount Holly 6-8
North Belmont Elementary School
3.3 miles Belmont PK-5
Ida Rankin Elementary School
3.3 miles Mount Holly PK-5
Kiser Elementary School
3.3 miles Stanley 3-5
Catawba Heights Elementary School
3.6 miles Belmont PK-5
Holbrook Middle School
3.7 miles Lowell 6-8
Stanley Middle School
3.9 miles Stanley 6-8
Warlick Academy
4.0 miles Gastonia 6-12
McAdenville Elementary School
4.3 miles McAdenville K-5
Pinewood Elementary School
4.4 miles Mount Holly PK-5
Brookside Elementary School
4.5 miles Gastonia PK-5
Stuart W Cramer High School
4.8 miles Belmont 9-12
Whitewater Academy
5.2 miles Charlotte PK-5
Whitewater Middle School
5.3 miles Charlotte 6-8
School Name Stars Distance Grades
Served
Lowell Elementary School
2.6 miles K-5
Mount Holly Middle School
3.2 miles 6-8
North Belmont Elementary School
3.3 miles PK-5
Ida Rankin Elementary School
3.3 miles PK-5
Kiser Elementary School
3.3 miles 3-5
Catawba Heights Elementary School
3.6 miles PK-5
Holbrook Middle School
3.7 miles 6-8
Stanley Middle School
3.9 miles 6-8
Warlick Academy
4.0 miles 6-12
McAdenville Elementary School
4.3 miles K-5
Pinewood Elementary School
4.4 miles PK-5
Brookside Elementary School
4.5 miles PK-5
Stuart W Cramer High School
4.8 miles 9-12
Whitewater Academy
5.2 miles PK-5
Whitewater Middle School
5.3 miles 6-8


Charters Schools Nearby

School Name Stars Distance City Grades
Served
Community Public Charter School
3.6 miles Stanley K-8
Mountain Island Charter School
5.7 miles Mt. Holly K-12
Ridgeview Charter School
6.9 miles Gastonia K-7
Piedmont Community Charter School
7.0 miles Gastonia K-12
Jackson Day School
8.5 miles Charlotte K-12
East Voyager Academy of Charlotte
8.5 miles Charlotte K-8
Southwest Charlotte STEM Academy
11.7 miles Charlotte K-8
Movement Charter School
12.0 miles Charlotte K-7
West Lake Preparatory Academy
12.6 miles Denver K-8
Aristotle Preparatory Academy
12.6 miles Charlotte K-8
School Name Stars Distance Grades
Served
Community Public Charter School
3.6 miles K-8
Mountain Island Charter School
5.7 miles K-12
Ridgeview Charter School
6.9 miles K-7
Piedmont Community Charter School
7.0 miles K-12
Jackson Day School
8.5 miles K-12
East Voyager Academy of Charlotte
8.5 miles K-8
Southwest Charlotte STEM Academy
11.7 miles K-8
Movement Charter School
12.0 miles K-7
West Lake Preparatory Academy
12.6 miles K-8
Aristotle Preparatory Academy
12.6 miles K-8