3205 34th Street Drive Ne
Hickory, NC 28601
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Saint Stephens High School serves 1,251 students in grades 9-12.
Saint Stephens High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Saint Stephens High School's student population of 1,251 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,251 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
70 teachers
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School Rankings

Saint Stephens High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,571 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Saint Stephens High School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#538 out of 2571 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
29%
18%
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Black
7%
25%
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White
55%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Graduation Rate
84%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,251 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Btm 50% in NC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61 (Top 50%)

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