Saint Stephens High School

  • Saint Stephens High School serves 1,257 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • Saint Stephens High School operates within the Catawba County s School District.
  • Catawba County s School District's 86% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1257 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2003)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,257 students
Saint Stephens High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Saint Stephens High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
Saint Stephens High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeSaint Stephens High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
Saint Stephens High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
3%
3%
Saint Stephens High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
22%
16%
Saint Stephens High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
7%
26%
Saint Stephens High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
64%
50%
Saint Stephens High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Saint Stephens High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSaint Stephens High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNC 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.
0.540.66
Saint Stephens High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
38%
52%
Saint Stephens High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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.
7%
5%
Saint Stephens High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Catawba County s School District's student population of 16,879 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,429 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,724 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameCatawba County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
28
1
Number of Students Managed16,879912
Catawba County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate86%76%
Catawba County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$163 MM$18 MM
Catawba County s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$151 MM$18 MM
Catawba County s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,429$10,864
Catawba County s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,724$10,591
Catawba County s School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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