Cape Hatteras Secondary School



Cape Hatteras Secondary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cape Hatteras Secondary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 44
7 54
8 38
9 51
10 50
11 43
12 32

Cape Hatteras Secondary School is a public high school of the Dare County School District located in Buxton, NC. It has 312 students in grades 6th through 12th. Cape Hatteras Secondary School is the 437th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 14,442nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.7 to 1.

Total Students: 312
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.13

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Cape Hatteras Secondary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 159
(51%)
824
(51%)
 Female 153
(49%)
782
(49%)

Cape Hatteras Secondary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 258
(83%)
1,316
(82%)
 Hispanic 39
(13%)
179
(11%)
 Two or More 8
(3%)
46
(3%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
20
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
39
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Cape Hatteras Secondary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 160
(51%)
1,040
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 119
(38%)
450
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(11%)
116
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Cape Hatteras Secondary School is ranked 417th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cape Hatteras Secondary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 48.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Cape Hatteras Secondary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 392
2006 346
2007 343
2008 346
2009 319
2010 301
2011 295
2012 288
2013 294
2014 303
2015 312

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 10.6
2007 10.1
2008 9.9
2009 9.7
2010 9.5
2011 10.4
2012 10.3
2013 10
2014 10.4
2015 10.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14030612244898
2006 0.14450867052023
2007 0.20116618075802
2008 0.21965317919075
2009 0.39811912225705
2010 0.34551495016611
2011 0.48813559322034
2012 0.5
2013 0.4421768707483
2014 0.52475247524752
2015 0.48717948717949

Compare Cape Hatteras Secondary School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,070.0% 10.7:1
 
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 48.7%
 
State Average 48.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Cape Hatteras Secondary School
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