Stephenson High School

  • Stephenson High School serves 1,599 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
  • Stephenson High School operates within the Dekalb County School District.
  • Dekalb County School District's 64% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1599 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 85 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,599 students
Stephenson High School Total Students (1997-2015)
Gender % Stephenson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 85 teachers
Stephenson High School Total Teachers (1997-2015)
Students by Grade Stephenson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Stephenson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1997-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Stephenson High School Asian Students (1997-2012)
Hispanic
3%
14%
Stephenson High School Black Students (1998-2015)
Black
96%
37%
Stephenson High School Black Students (1997-2015)
White
n/a
42%
Stephenson High School White Students (1998-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Stephenson High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Stephenson High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Stephenson High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA 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.
0.08 0.67
Stephenson High School Diversity Score (1997-2015)
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.
58%
57%
Stephenson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2015)
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.
8%
6%
Stephenson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Dekalb County School District's student population of 101,103 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 64% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,324 is higher than the state average of $10,007. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,074 is higher than the state average of $9,869. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name Dekalb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
134
5
Number of Students Managed 101,103 3,306
Dekalb County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 64% 69%
Dekalb County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $1,126 MM $33 MM
Dekalb County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,001 MM $33 MM
Dekalb County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,324 $10,007
Dekalb County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,074 $9,869
Dekalb County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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