Lee County High School



Lee County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lee County 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
9 397
10 386
11 425
12 315

Lee County High School is a public high school of the Lee County School District located in Sanford, NC. It has 1,523 students in grades 9th through 12th. Lee County High School is the 92nd largest public high school in North Carolina and the 3,253rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,523
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 95.61

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Lee County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 767
(50%)
1,615
(51%)
 Female 756
(50%)
1,544
(49%)

Lee County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 694
(46%)
1,397
(44%)
 Hispanic 450
(30%)
929
(29%)
 Black 321
(21%)
690
(22%)
 Two or More 37
(2%)
86
(3%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
30
(1%)
 American Indian 10
(1%)
23
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
4
(0%)

Lee County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 765
(50%)
1,602
(51%)
 Not Eligible 675
(44%)
1,371
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 83
(5%)
186
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Lee County High School is ranked 53rd out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lee County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 48.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Lee County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1762
2006 1430
2007 1345
2008 1416
2009 1408
2010 1385
2011 1402
2012 1413
2013 1444
2014 1493
2015 1523

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.1
2006 14
2007 13.1
2008 14
2009 14.4
2010 14.9
2011 15.1
2012 15.3
2013 15.3
2014 15.9
2015 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44551645856981
2006 0.41608391608392
2007 0.40223048327138
2008 0.40254237288136
2009 0.42045454545455
2010 0.49386281588448
2011 0.49714693295292
2012 0.52653927813163
2013 0.52839335180055
2014 0.51574012056263
2015 0.55679579776756

Compare Lee County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 
This School 55.7%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Lee County High School
Sanford, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,523 15.9:1  
Lee Early College
Sanford, NC
Public 09 - 13 286 23.8:1 1 miles
Floyd L Knight Children Center
Sanford, NC
Public PK - 12 129 8.4:1 2 miles
Lee Christian School
Sanford, NC
Private PK - 12 414 14:1 4 miles
Southern Lee High School
Sanford, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,174 15:1 4 miles
Grace Christian School
Sanford, NC
Private PK - 12 436 9:1 5 miles
Calvary Education Center
Sanford, NC
Private KG - 12 51 11:1 6 miles
Western Harnett High School
Lillington, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,450 19.8:1 14 miles
Union Pines High School
Cameron, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,355 20.1:1 16 miles
Chatham Central High School
Bear Creek, NC
Public 09 - 12 386 13.2:1 18 miles
Star Academy
Lillington, NC
Public 06 - 12 59 4:1 19 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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