Terry Sanford High School

  • Terry Sanford High School serves 1,266 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
  • Terry Sanford High School operates within the Cumberland County s School District.
  • Cumberland County s School District's 79% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1266 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,266 students
Terry Sanford High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Terry Sanford High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Terry Sanford High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Terry Sanford High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Terry Sanford High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Terry Sanford High School American Indian Students (1989-2015)
Asian
7%
3%
Terry Sanford High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
9%
16%
Terry Sanford High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
38%
26%
Terry Sanford High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
39%
50%
Terry Sanford High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Terry Sanford High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
6%
4%
Terry Sanford High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Terry Sanford High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC 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.
0.69 0.45
Terry Sanford 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.
41%
52%
Terry Sanford High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2015)
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.
3%
5%
Terry Sanford High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Cumberland County s School District's student population of 51,604 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,627 in this district is less than the state average of $11,110. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,535 is less than the state average of $11,529. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Cumberland County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
87
1
Number of Students Managed 51,604 912
Cumberland County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 79% 76%
Cumberland County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $444 MM $10 MM
Cumberland County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $439 MM $11 MM
Cumberland County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,627 $11,110
Cumberland County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,535 $11,529
Cumberland County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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