School Details

John S Henderson Independent High School

1215 North Main Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
(704) 639-3134
1

(out of 10)

Public Grades 8-12 59 students 4 students/teacher (NC avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

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End of Grade Tests (EOG)

In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Rowan-Salisbury Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

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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
  • Rowan-Salisbury Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

John S Henderson Independent High School is a public high school in Salisbury. The principal of John S Henderson Independent High School is Dr Chris J Vecchione and can be contacted at vecchionecj@rss.k12.nc.us. 59 students go to John S Henderson Independent High School and identify mostly as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Native American or Native Alaskan. 100% of the 59 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at John S Henderson Independent High School is 4:1. Rowan County Early College is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 7% 13%
White, non-Hispanic 66% 64%
Native American or Native Alaskan 3% 0.2%
Black, non-Hispanic 27% 19%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.1%
Multiracial 0% 3%
Asian 0% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 100% 63%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    this school is just great it helps kids who need to catch up and it helps them get on the right path

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