Stephenson High School

701 Stephenson Rd,

Stone Mountain, GA, 30087-4616

Tel: (678)676-4202
Grades: 9-12

1,491 students

Stephenson High School serves 1,491 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Stephenson High School operates within the Dekalb County School District.
The school district's 63% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1491 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,491 students
Stephenson High School Total Students (1997-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 96 teachers
Stephenson High School Total Classroom Teachers (1997-2012)
Students by Grade Stephenson High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.11 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Stephenson High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1997-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Stephenson High School Asian (1997-2012)
Hispanic
1%
12%
Stephenson High School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
94%
37%
Stephenson High School Black (1997-2012)
White
n/a
44%
Stephenson High School White (1997-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Stephenson High School Sch Ethnicity Stephenson High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.11 0.66
Stephenson High School Diversity Score (1997-2012)
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.
56%
51%
Stephenson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
8%
7%
Stephenson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 112,314 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Dekalb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
133
5
Number of Students Managed 112,314 3,298
Dekalb County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 63% 66%
Dekalb County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,169 MM $34 MM
Dekalb County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,155 MM $36 MM
Dekalb County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,713 $9,939
Dekalb County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,572 $10,367
Dekalb County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Redan High School (3.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Stephenson Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pine Ridge Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Stone Mountain Pine Ridge Elementary School
    750 Pine Ridge Dr
    Stone Mountain , GA , 30087
    (678)676-3402
    0.3  mi  |  542  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Stone Mountain Stephenson Middle School
    922 Stephenson Rd
    Stone Mountain , GA , 30087
    (678)676-4402
    0.6  mi  |  1078  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Stone Mountain Wynbrooke Elementary School
    440 Wicksbury Way
    Stone Mountain , GA , 30087
    (678)676-5002
    1.3  mi  |  947  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lithonia Princeton Elementary School
    1301 South Deshon Rd
    Lithonia , GA , 30058
    (678)875-3002
    1.3  mi  |  896  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lithonia Shadow Rock Elementary School
    1040 King Way Dr
    Lithonia , GA , 30058
    (678)676-3902
    1.3  mi  |  632  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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