Sanderson High School

5500 Dixon Dr,

Raleigh, NC, 27609-4202

Tel: (919)881-4800
Grades: 9-12

2,015 students

Sanderson High School serves 2,015 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
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 2015 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 111 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,015 students
Sanderson High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 111 teachers
Sanderson High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Sanderson High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is equal to 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 18:1 15:1
Sanderson High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
2%
Sanderson High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
13%
13%
Sanderson High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
25%
27%
Sanderson High School Black (1988-2012)
White
53%
52%
Sanderson High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Sanderson High School Sch Ethnicity Sanderson 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.
0.64 0.64
Sanderson 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.
28%
45%
Sanderson 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%
Sanderson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 149,455 students has grown by 7% 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
165
4
Number of Students Managed 149,455 1,593
Wake County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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 Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,597 MM $18 MM
Wake County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,051 $11,105
Wake County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,533 $10,880
Wake 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 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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  • Raleigh Green Elementary School
    5307 Six Forks Rd
    Raleigh , NC , 27609
    (919)881-1390
    0.6  mi  |  570  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
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    Magnet School
    700 Northbrook Dr
    Raleigh , NC , 27609
    (919)881-1350
    Magnet School
    1.1  mi  |  609  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Raleigh Carroll Middle School
    4520 Six Forks Rd
    Raleigh , NC , 27609
    (919)881-1370
    1.3  mi  |  695  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Raleigh Lynn Road Elementary School
    1601 Lynn Rd
    Raleigh , NC , 27612
    (919)870-4074
    1.3  mi  |  635  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Raleigh Douglas Elementary School
    Magnet School
    600 Ortega Rd
    Raleigh , NC , 27609
    (919)881-4894
    Magnet School
    1.7  mi  |  712  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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