Cape Hatteras Secondary School

  • Cape Hatteras Secondary School serves 340 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 42% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 52% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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Cape Hatteras Secondary School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Cape Hatteras Secondary School's student population of 340 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students340 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cape Hatteras Secondary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cape Hatteras Secondary School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#1044 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cape Hatteras Secondary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cape Hatteras Secondary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
17%
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Black
n/a
26%
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White
83%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cape Hatteras Secondary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.300.46
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Graduation Rate≥90%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cape Hatteras Secondary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDare County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
The teachers are excellent and knowledgeable, for the most part. Facility is great and well maintained. Seems to be a wide variety of extracurricular, sports are somewhat limited with a small student body. Band seems to get many, many accolades.
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Facilities are very nice but that is about it. Academic programs is mrore of a push to graduation its very doubtful that any student actually learns the material. There is little to no school spirit even with descent womens athletics and mens atheltics growing.
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