Terry Sanford High School

Terry Sanford High School serves 1,351 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
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 1351 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 1,351 students
Terry Sanford High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 80 teachers
Terry Sanford High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Terry Sanford High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Terry Sanford High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Terry Sanford High School American Indian (1989-2012)
Asian
6%
2%
Terry Sanford High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
7%
13%
Terry Sanford High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
36%
27%
Terry Sanford High School Black (1988-2012)
White
43%
52%
Terry Sanford High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Terry Sanford High School Sch Ethnicity Terry Sanford 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.
0.68 0.64
Terry Sanford High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
36%
45%
Terry Sanford High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
4%
8%
Terry Sanford High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 53,538 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Cumberland County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
86
4
Number of Students Managed 53,538 1,593
Cumberland County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 76% 74%
Cumberland County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $474 MM $19 MM
Cumberland County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $506 MM $18 MM
Cumberland County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,738 $11,105
Cumberland County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,317 $10,880
Cumberland County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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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Fayetteville, NC public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.48, which is higher than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in Fayetteville is Sherwood Park Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.