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 19% over five years.
The teacher population of 111 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,086 students
Sanderson High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 111 teachers
Sanderson High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Sanderson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 12:1 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
Sanderson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
4%
3%
Sanderson High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
14%
14%
Sanderson High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
26%
27%
Sanderson High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
53%
52%
Sanderson High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Sanderson High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Sanderson 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.
0.64 0.45
Sanderson 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.
29%
47%
Sanderson 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.
3%
7%
Sanderson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 151,652 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,051 is higher than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 44% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,533 is higher than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 29% over four years.
School District Name Wake County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
171
1
Number of Students Managed 151,652 1,330
Wake County s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 85% 74%
Wake County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,945 MM $19 MM
Wake County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,597 MM $18 MM
Wake County s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,051 $11,105
Wake County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,533 $10,880
Wake 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 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RaleighGreen Elementary School
    5307 Six Forks Rd
    RaleighNC 27609
    (919)881-1390
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 476 students                      
  • RaleighBrooks Elementary School
    Magnet School
    700 Northbrook Dr
    RaleighNC 27609
    (919)881-1350
    Magnet School

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

    1.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 694 students                      

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