Sanderson High School

Sanderson High School serves 2,086 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Sanderson High School operates within the Wake County s School District.
The school district's 85% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 2086 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 111 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,086 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 111 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 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 19:1 14:1
Asian
4%
3%
Hispanic
14%
14%
Black
26%
27%
White
53%
52%
Two or more races
3%
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.
0.64 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.
29%
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 151,652 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Wake County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
171
1
Number of Students Managed 151,652 1,330
Graduation Rate 85% 74%
District Total Revenue $1,945 MM $19 MM
District Spending $1,597 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,051 $11,105
District Spending / Student $11,533 $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 Millbrook High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Carroll Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Green Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • RaleighGreen Elementary School
    5307 Six Forks Rd
    RaleighNC 27609
    (919)881-1390
    0.6 mi | 476 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • RaleighBrooks Elementary School
    Magnet School
    700 Northbrook Dr
    RaleighNC 27609
    (919)881-1350
    Magnet School

    1.1 mi | 586 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • RaleighCarroll Middle School
    4520 Six Forks Rd
    RaleighNC 27609
    (919)881-1370
    1.3 mi | 807 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • RaleighLynn Road Elementary School
    1601 Lynn Rd
    RaleighNC 27612
    (919)870-4074
    1.3 mi | 579 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • RaleighDouglas Elementary School
    Magnet School
    600 Ortega Rd
    RaleighNC 27609
    (919)881-4894
    Magnet School

    1.7 mi | 694 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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