Sanderson High School

Sanderson High School serves 2,012 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Sanderson High School operates within the Wake County s School District.
Wake County s School District's 85% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 2012 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 115 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,012 students
Sanderson High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Sanderson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 115 teachers
Sanderson High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Sanderson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Sanderson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
3%
3%
Sanderson High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
14%
15%
Sanderson High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
25%
26%
Sanderson High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
55%
51%
Sanderson High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Sanderson High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.62 0.45
Sanderson High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
26%
47%
Sanderson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
7%
Sanderson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Wake County s School District's student population of 153,534 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,668 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 80% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,759 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Wake County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
172
1
Number of Students Managed 153,534 1,120
Wake County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 85% 76%
Wake County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,062 MM $18 MM
Wake County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,372 MM $18 MM
Wake County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,668 $10,864
Wake County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,759 $10,591
Wake County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Millbrook High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Carroll Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Green Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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