Alleghany High School (North Carolina)

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Alleghany High School
404 Trojan Avenue,
Sparta, NC 28675

Sparta, North Carolina, United States
Coordinates 36°30′34″N 81°07′36″W / 36.5095735°N 81.1267526°W / 36.5095735; -81.1267526Coordinates: 36°30′34″N 81°07′36″W / 36.5095735°N 81.1267526°W / 36.5095735; -81.1267526
Type Public
School district Alleghany County Schools
NCES School ID 370012000037[1]
Principal Scott Carter
Teaching staff 35.50 (FTE)
Enrollment 442
Campus Rural
Color(s) Green and vegas gold          
Athletics conference Mountain Valley
Mascot Trojans

School information[edit]

For the 2010–2011 school year, Alleghany High School had a total population of 442 students and 35.50 teachers on a (FTE) basis. The student population had a gender ratio of 49.5% male to 50.5% female. The demographic group makeup of the student population was: White, 85.01%; Hispanic, 11.31%; Black, 1.36%; Asian/Pacific Islander, 0.23%; and American Indian, 0.23% (two or more races, 1.81%). For the same school year, 54.07% of the students received free or reduced-cost lunches.[1]


According to the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, for the 2011–2012 school year, Alleghany High School is a 1A school in the Mountain Valley Conference.[2]

The Alleghany High mascot is the Trojans, wearing the school colors of green and vegas gold.[3] They compete in several sports throughout the school year: baseball, basketball, football, golf, tennis, volleyball, and wrestling.[4]

Alleghany has a rich wrestling tradition that has resulted in numerous state, regional, and conference championships.

State champions: 1989, 1997(2), 1998, 1999, 2002, 2006, 2007, 2008

Honors and awards[edit]

The school is ranked at a Bronze Level on the U.S. News & World Report's Best Schools report.[5] It is ranked in the top 20 in North Carolina in that report.[6] Also, Alleghany High was recognized as a School of Distinction in by North Carolina Department of Public Instruction for the 2009–2010 school year.[7]


  1. ^ a b "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Alleghany High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved December 4, 2012. 
  2. ^ "NCHSAA CONFERENCES 2011–12" (PDF). NCHSAA website. NCHSAA. Retrieved December 4, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Alleghany High School". MaxPreps. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Athletics". Alleghany High School. Retrieved December 4, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Alleghany High School". Best High Schools. US News & World Report. Retrieved December 4, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Best High Schools in North Carolina". US News & World Report. Retrieved December 4, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Alleghany High School". NC School Report Cards. North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Retrieved December 4, 2012. 

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