Stephenson High School

Stephenson High School serves 1,550 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 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 1550 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,550 students
Stephenson High School Total Students (1997-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 83 teachers
Stephenson High School Total Classroom Teachers (1997-2013)
Students by Grade Stephenson High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Stephenson High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1997-2013)
Hispanic
2%
13%
Stephenson High School Hispanic (1997-2013)
Black
96%
37%
Stephenson High School Black (1997-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
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.
0.08 0.40
Stephenson High School Diversity Score (1997-2013)
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.
54%
52%
Stephenson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2013)
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 (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 112,507 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
136
5
Number of Students Managed 112,507 3,197
Dekalb County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 63% 66%
Dekalb County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,169 MM $34 MM
District Spending $1,155 MM $36 MM
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Redan High School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Stephenson Middle School (0.5 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 MountainPine Ridge Elementary School
    750 Pine Ridge Dr
    Stone MountainGA 30087
    (678)676-3402
    0.3 mi | 543 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Stone MountainStephenson Middle School
    922 Stephenson Rd
    Stone MountainGA 30087
    (678)676-4402
    0.5 mi | 1024 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Stone MountainWynbrooke Elementary School
    440 Wicksbury Way
    Stone MountainGA 30087
    (678)676-5002
    1.1 mi | 895 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LithoniaPrinceton Elementary School
    1301 South Deshon Rd
    LithoniaGA 30058
    (678)875-3002
    1.2 mi | 897 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LithoniaShadow Rock Elementary School
    1040 King Way Dr
    LithoniaGA 30058
    (678)676-3902
    1.4 mi | 660 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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