Junius H Rose High

600 West Arlington Boulevard, Greenville, NC 27834
(252) 321-3640

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 1466 students 16 students/teacher (NC avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade


End of Class Tests (EOC)

In 2013-2014 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in Mathematics, 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.
  • This school in 2014
  • Pitt County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Junius H Rose High is a public high school in Greenville. The principal of Junius H Rose High is Ms Monica Jacobson, who can be contacted at jacobsm@pitt.k12.nc.us. 1,466 children attend Junius H Rose High and are mostly Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 48% of the 1,466 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Junius H Rose High is 16:1. South Central High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities


  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Japanese
  • Latin
  • Spanish


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 6% 10%
Black, non-Hispanic 54% 48%
White, non-Hispanic 36% 38%
Asian 3% 1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
Multiracial 2% 3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0.07% 0.03%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 48% 60%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Huge school. They take security and the safety of the students seriously. But where are the test scores?

  • (2 years ago)

    I am a former teacher for J. H. Rose High School. I worked there for two years with some of the most outstanding teachers and students in the nation. I taught there for 2 years when I first did lateral entry into Special Education. The principal there in 2004 when I was there was an awesome professional. I thank them all including students for a wonderful beginning into my teaching career. They introduced me to how wonderful it can be to be an educator. I have missed them and I will forever be greatful.

  • (4 years ago)

    I am an alumni of J.H. Rose High School. Some of the best times of my life were at Rose High School. I was active in marching band student government member of the Rose Swim team etc. I was not a fan of the principal's way of handling things but the teachers I had were all phenomenal! I got accepted to every college I applied to and it was because of the educational challenge i received at JHR! I highly recommend the high school to any new families moving into the area! J.H. Rose is the toughest academic environment of any high school in Pitt County!

  • (5 years ago)

    I am not originally from Greenville but moved here several years ago. All three of my children graduated from Rose HS and I was very pleased with the level of education they received - all graduated in the top 10% of their class and benefited greatly from the AP courses. They were all admitted to nationaly-recognized universities and performed well at the collegiate level thanks to the rigor of their high school education. Their teachers were excellent; most took great interest in motivating their students. Equally important I believe my kids felt safe and to my knowledge never were vicitimized by abuse from other students.

  • (8 years ago)

    Thisi is a wonderful school that is well rounded in academics and atheltics...i enjoy attending this school greatly!

  • (8 years ago)

    I am not a parent but a student. My experience at JH Rose has been mixed but more leaning to the negative side. The teachers at the school are not the problem; most of them are good and some are excellent given the resources they have. My main problem with the school is the bureaucracy. There are too many counselors staff etc. at the student services that aren't really helpful. If you ask them a question they don't want to answer. This is just annoying. Rose is known now for its excellence in Math and Science AP examinations. If Rose wants to keep this up it needs to do something about the quality of learning and the new legislation that is coming underway. We need to learn...not be restricted. Everyone deserves knowledge which is most important. Test scores are secondary(by far) to this importance.

  • (10 years ago)

    J.H Rose highschhol is a fairly good school the teachers and staff are for the most part very helpful and vey concerning. teh school its self is pretty much monitored but as you and i both jknow that the schools resoure officers cannot watch over the whole school all at one time but regaudless the school is pretty well secured.

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