Gates County Senior High School
|Gates County Senior High School|
|88 US Hwy 158W
Gatesville, NC 27938
Gatesville, North Carolina
|School district||Gates County Schools|
|NCES School ID||370168000720|
|Assistant principals||Jeremy Wright|
|Teaching staff||47.00 (FTE)|
|Color(s)||Red and white|
|Athletics conference||Tar Roanoke|
Gates County Senior High School (often just called Gates County High School) is a public, co-educational secondary school located in Gatesville, North Carolina. It is the only high school in the Gates County Schools system.
For the 2010–2011 school year, Gates County Senior High School had a total population of 590 students and 47.00 teachers on a (FTE) basis. The student population had a gender ratio of 51.86% male to 48.14% female. The demographic group makeup of the student population was: White, 57.46%; Hispanic, 1.02%; Black, 39.15%; Asian/Pacific Islander, 0.34%; and American Indian, 0.17% (two or more races, 1.86%). For the same school year, 43.22% of the students received free or reduced-cost lunches.
The school was opened in 1962 after the consolidation of the former Gatesville High School and Sunbury High School.
According to the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, for the 2012–2013 school year, Gates County Senior High is a 1A school in the Tar Roanoke Conference. The Gates County mascot is the Red Barons, wearing the school colors of red and white.
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