School Details

Mountain Youth School

4533 Martins Creek Road, Murphy, NC 28906
(828) 837-6775

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-12 33 students 10 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
  • Cherokee County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Mountain Youth School is a public high school in Murphy. The principal of Mountain Youth School is Mr William J. Gaither and can be contacted at 33 students attend Mountain Youth School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Native American or Native Alaskan; and Black, non-Hispanic. 100% of the 33 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Mountain Youth School is 10:1. Tri-County Early Col is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 90% 90%
Native American or Native Alaskan 9% 1%
Black, non-Hispanic 5% 2%
Multiracial 5% 2%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 2%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.03%
Hispanic 0% 4%
Asian 0% 0.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 100% 73%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    The faculty of this school compare to no others. They deal with any and everything and still push students to graduate. My hat is off to the men and women of mountain youth. True care is shown here and I am proud to have seen this first hand. Thank you

  • (6 years ago)

    I'm a grad. Of this school and if it hadn't been for the staff i don't think I would have my deploma today

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(based on 4 ratings & reviews)

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