Saint Stephens High School

Saint Stephens High School serves 1,290 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Saint Stephens High School operates within the Catawba County s School District.
The school district's 82% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 1290 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2003)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,290 students
Saint Stephens High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Saint Stephens High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Saint Stephens High School Student 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 0.52 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 17:1 14:1
Saint Stephens High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
3%
3%
Saint Stephens High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
21%
14%
Saint Stephens High School Black Students (1995-2013)
Black
7%
27%
Saint Stephens High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
66%
52%
Saint Stephens High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Saint Stephens High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Saint Stephens High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.52 0.45
Saint Stephens High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
41%
47%
Saint Stephens High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
6%
7%
Saint Stephens High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 17,501 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,313 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,763 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 29% over four years.
School District Name Catawba County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
28
1
Number of Students Managed 17,501 1,330
Catawba County s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 82% 74%
Catawba County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $184 MM $19 MM
Catawba County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $174 MM $18 MM
Catawba County s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,313 $11,105
Catawba County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,763 $10,880
Catawba County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Hickory High School (4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Harry M Arndt Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Snow Creek Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HickoryHarry M Arndt Middle School
    3350 34th St Dr Ne
    HickoryNC 28601
    (828)256-9545
    0.1 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 677 students                      
  • HickorySnow Creek Elementary School
    3238 Snow Creek Rd
    HickoryNC 28601
    (828)256-2335
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 576 students                      
  • HickoryWebb A Murray Elementary School
    3901 Section House Rd
    HickoryNC 28601
    (828)256-2196
    1.2 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 443 students                      
  • HickoryClyde Campbell Elementary School
    2121 35th Ave Dr Ne
    HickoryNC 28601
    (828)256-2769
    1.2 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 533 students                      
  • ConoverSaint Stephens Elementary School
    684 30th St Ne
    ConoverNC 28613
    (828)256-2570
    2.6 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 722 students                      

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