Saint Stephens High Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,669
College Readiness Index
22.0
Algebra Proficiency
2.9
English Proficiency
3.0
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,239 Students
  • 72 Teachers

Saint Stephens High
3205 34TH ST DR NE
HICKORY, NC 28601

Phone: (828) 256-9841

District: Catawba County Schools

Overview

Saint Stephens High is ranked 25th within North Carolina. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Saint Stephens High is 30 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 34 percent. Saint Stephens High is 1 of 7 high schools in the Catawba County Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1669
State Rank
#25

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,239
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 34%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 41%
Full-Time Teachers 72

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 79%
Proficient in Algebra 73%
College Readiness Index 22.0

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Mid-size Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 7
Total Students 5,414
Proficient in English (district average) 80%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 70%
College Readiness (district average) 16.5

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