Terry Sanford High School

Terry Sanford High School serves 1,264 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Terry Sanford High School operates within the Cumberland County s School District.
Cumberland County s School District's 79% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 1264 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,264 students
Terry Sanford High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Terry Sanford High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
Terry Sanford High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Terry Sanford 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 0.69 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 16:1
Terry Sanford High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
Terry Sanford High School American Indian Students (1992-2014)
Asian
6%
3%
Terry Sanford High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
9%
15%
Terry Sanford High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
37%
26%
Terry Sanford High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
41%
51%
Terry Sanford High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
6%
4%
Terry Sanford High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.69 0.45
Terry Sanford High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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%
47%
Terry Sanford High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
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%
Terry Sanford High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Cumberland County s School District's student population of 51,471 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,023 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,619 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Cumberland County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
88
1
Number of Students Managed 51,471 1,120
Cumberland County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 79% 76%
Cumberland County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $532 MM $18 MM
Cumberland County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $510 MM $18 MM
Cumberland County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,023 $10,864
Cumberland County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,619 $10,591
Cumberland County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • FayettevilleAlma O Easom Elementary School
    Grades: KG-1 | 285 students
    0.5 miles
    1610 Westlawn Ave
    FayettevilleNC 28305
    (910)484-0194
    0.5KG-1285
  • FayettevilleMargaret Willis Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 314 students
    0.7 miles
    1412 Belvedere Ave
    FayettevilleNC 28305
    (910)484-9064
    0.7PK-5314
  • FayettevilleVanstory Hills Elementary School
    Grades: 2-5 | 538 students
    0.9 miles
    400 Foxhall Rd
    FayettevilleNC 28303
    (910)483-0809
    0.92-5538
  • FayettevilleR Max Abbott Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 879 students
    1 miles
    590 Winding Creek Rd
    FayettevilleNC 28305
    (910)323-2201
    16-8879
  • FayettevilleCross Creek Early College High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 244 students
    1.2 miles
    1200 Murchison Rd
    FayettevilleNC 28301
    (910)672-1499
    1.29-12244

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