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Sanderson High School
  • Public
  • Raleigh, NC

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C+
  7. Administration
    grade B minus
  8. Sports
    grade A minus
  9. Food
    grade C minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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Sanderson High School is an above average, public school located in Raleigh, NC. It has 1,902 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 50% of students are at least proficient in math and 52% in reading.

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Sanderson High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
52%
Percent Proficient - Math
50%
Average Graduation Rate
86%
Average SAT
1190
296 responses
Average ACT
26
168 responses
AP Enrollment
21%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$67,266
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,121
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$248,300
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
81%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 36 responses
Poll
69%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 36 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 103 responses
  • Spirit Week
    19%
  • Prom
    18%
  • Holly Days
    17%
  • Food Drive
    14%
  • Football games
    13%
  • Hoecoming
    11%
  • Spirit Week
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,902
Free or Reduced Lunch
31%
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 43 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 43 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 43 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$44,525
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.1%
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 47 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 47 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 47 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$11,149 / year
National
$12,239
91%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 54 responses
35%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 54 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 54 responses

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