Terry Sanford High School

Terry Sanford High School serves 1,307 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Terry Sanford High School operates within the Cumberland County s School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 1307 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,307 students
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 80 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 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 16:1 14:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
5%
3%
Hispanic
9%
14%
Black
36%
27%
White
43%
52%
Two or more races
6%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.68 0.45
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.
35%
47%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 52,725 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,738 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,317 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Cumberland County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
88
1
Number of Students Managed 52,725 1,330
Graduation Rate 76% 74%
District Total Revenue $474 MM $19 MM
District Spending $506 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,738 $11,105
District Spending / Student $9,317 $10,880
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cross Creek Early College High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is R Max Abbott Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alma O Easom Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • FayettevilleAlma O Easom Elementary School
    1610 Westlawn Ave
    FayettevilleNC 28305
    (910)484-0194
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-1 | 259 students                      
  • FayettevilleMargaret Willis Elementary School
    1412 Belvedere Ave
    FayettevilleNC 28305
    (910)484-9064
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 310 students                      
  • FayettevilleVanstory Hills Elementary School
    400 Foxhall Rd
    FayettevilleNC 28303
    (910)483-0809
    0.9 mi | Gr. 2-5 | 503 students                      
  • FayettevilleR Max Abbott Middle School
    590 Winding Creek Rd
    FayettevilleNC 28305
    (910)323-2201
    1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 914 students                      
  • FayettevilleCross Creek Early College High School
    1200 Murchison Rd
    FayettevilleNC 28301
    (910)672-1499
    1.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 242 students                      

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