Stephenson High School

  • Stephenson High School serves 1,560 students in grades 9 - 12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 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 57%.
  • 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 1560 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 86 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,560 students
Stephenson High School Total Students (1998-2014)
Gender % Stephenson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
Stephenson High School Total Teachers (1998-2014)
Students by Grade Stephenson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Stephenson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2014)
Hispanic
3%
13%
Stephenson High School Black Students (1997-2014)
Black
96%
37%
Stephenson High School Black Students (1998-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Stephenson 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.
0.08 0.40
Stephenson High School Diversity Score (1998-2014)
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.
58%
56%
Stephenson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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.
8%
6%
Stephenson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Dekalb County School District's student population of 99,388 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 64% has increased from 57% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,661 is higher than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,628 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Dekalb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
135
5
Number of Students Managed 99,388 3,213
Dekalb County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 64% 69%
Dekalb County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,159 MM $36 MM
Dekalb County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,156 MM $34 MM
Dekalb County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,661 $10,365
Dekalb County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,628 $9,935
Dekalb County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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