Saint Stephens High School



Saint Stephens High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Saint Stephens High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 334
10 347
11 309
12 290

Saint Stephens High School is a public high school of the Catawba County School District located in Hickory, NC. It has 1,280 students in grades 9th through 12th. Saint Stephens High School is the 145th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 4,365th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,280
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 70.85

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Saint Stephens High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 665
(52%)
4,081
(51%)
 Female 615
(48%)
3,963
(49%)

Saint Stephens High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 779
(61%)
5,635
(70%)
 Hispanic 307
(24%)
1,107
(14%)
 Black 92
(7%)
410
(5%)
 Asian 54
(4%)
540
(7%)
 Two or More 48
(4%)
336
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

Saint Stephens High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 673
(53%)
4,498
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 506
(40%)
2,940
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 101
(8%)
606
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Saint Stephens High School is ranked 144th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Saint Stephens High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.4%) 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.

Saint Stephens High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1271
2006 1283
2007 1262
2008 1285
2009 1267
2010 1239
2011 1232
2012 1290
2013 1258
2014 1257
2015 1280

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 16.5
2007 15.3
2008 15.8
2009 17.3
2010 17.1
2011 17.5
2012 17.3
2013 17.9
2014 17.7
2015 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28638867033832
2006 0.30553390491037
2007 0.3026941362916
2008 0.315953307393
2009 0.38358326756117
2010 0.41323648103309
2011 0.42126623376623
2012 0.47829457364341
2013 0.4785373608903
2014 0.45902943516309
2015 0.47421875

Compare Saint Stephens High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 47.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,280 18.1:1  
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