Hugh M Cummings High School

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2200 N Mebane St

Burlington, NC 27217

(336) 570-6100

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 945

Students Per Teacher: 15

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Hugh M Cummings High School

My school is Cummings High School. I have taught there for over ten years. I have my master's degree in teaching and National Board Certification. You will find treasure in the staff of this school!!!! Each and every teacher wants to be at this school and they are there to see that each student is ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 07/21/13

Cummings High School was the best place for my children. This school allows children to be children. This school supports each and every child that walks through the door no matter the socioeconomic status. My children were at Graham High and prejudice there was just to high. Teacher at Cummings are ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/12/12

Before you send your child to this school, ask yourself, "Do I want my kid to learn from teachers who barely got through school themselves?" Because that is who works here: 2nd rate teachers and administrators. This is where you work when no one else will hire you! If you don't believe me, check their ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/13/11

Hi!, My name is Alejandro Escobar (Luis) and I was for three weeks in Cummings high School about 40 years ago. I visited Burlington in a students exchange in 1972 and was a very very nice experience. I want to contact with the family Westmoreland with that I lived. My brother was Jim Westmoreland. ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/18/11

Cummings is a great school i am a student at cummings. We do not have a high gang population. the majorty of students at cummings are really good kids. its just that people put them down so they feel that there is no hope for them. Instead of talking down and adding alot of negativity to our school, ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 11/20/08

Cummings does get a bad rap, which is unfortunate. I think the upcoming year will be the turning point for the school. A new administration is coming aboard, dedicated teachers are staying with new ones replacing the not-as-dedicated teachers, and more support from the district office make Cummings ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 06/08/06

I go to Cummings now and on the outside it may seem like a violent, bad school but 95% of the students here are not like that. We have great teachers and we learn what we need to learn in order to graduate. I have a 4.0 gpa and I am drug free and so are all of my friends. So don't listen to heresay ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/05/04

I am a graduate from Cummings and am sad to say it isn't what it used to be. Gang violence and drug use is high and students aren't learning the things they need to learn. My sister goes there now and I fear almost everyday for her safety.

Posted by a other on 09/09/03

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Test scores for Hugh M Cummings High School

EOC* Test Scores

Grade Level: All

Test Year: 2012
Hugh M Cummings High School
Alamance-burlington Schools
North Carolina
* 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.

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Burlington schools — Hugh M Cummings High School is located at 2200 N Mebane St, Burlington NC 27217. 2200 N Mebane St is in the 27217 ZIP code in Burlington, NC The school district for Hugh M Cummings High School is the Alamance-burlington Schools. Hugh M Cummings High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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