School Details

Northern Vance High School

293 Warrenton Road, Henderson, NC 27537
(252) 492-6041

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 916 students 16 students/teacher (NC avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade


End of Class Tests (EOC)

In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in Algebra I, English I, 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 2013
  • Vance County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Northern Vance High School is a public high school in Henderson. The principal of Northern Vance High School is Dr Michael Applewhite, whose e-mail is 916 children attend Northern Vance High School and identify primarily as Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 73% of the 916 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Northern Vance High School is 16:1. North Henderson School is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 7% 13%
Black, non-Hispanic 64% 61%
White, non-Hispanic 26% 22%
Multiracial 2% 3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.7% 0.4%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.3% 0.2%
Asian 0.2% 0.5%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.09% 0.05%
Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 73% 88%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    9th grade was awesome. Great school. Great staff. Very positive attitudes.

  • (7 years ago)

    The teacher are not involved enough with the student or the parent. When I've called to speak to a teacher it takes days before a call is returned.

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(based on 7 ratings & reviews)

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