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Cape Hatteras Secondary School

Buxton, NC


Cape Hatteras Secondary School
48576 Highway 12
Buxton, NC  27920
Phone: 252-995-5730
Dare County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 7 out of 10 stars
7

Grades Served: 6-12
Enrollment: 331
Type: Regular School  
Cape Hatteras Secondary School

Cape Hatteras Secondary School


State Ranking

#319
Statewide Middle School Ranking: Cape Hatteras Secondary School is ranked #319 out of 703 of the best middle schools in North Carolina (55th percentile). Click the link to see all 703 middle schools.


#176
Statewide High School Ranking: Cape Hatteras Secondary School is ranked #176 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (66th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Cape Hatteras Secondary School is a 7-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Dare County, NC. Cape Hatteras Secondary School has an enrollment of approximately 331 students and serves grades 6-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

75.5
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: Cape Hatteras Secondary School had a Student Growth Score of 75.5. This placed Cape Hatteras Secondary School in the 51st percentile of 2410 North Carolina public schools with student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth score measures how well schools grow student achievement over time. Scores range from 50.0 to 100.0 - with 100.0 indicating the highest growth in student achievement and 50.0 indicating the lowest.  

 North Carolina Letter Grades
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

  North Carolina Math Letter Grade

  North Carolina Reading Letter Grade

Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


North Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All NC Schools
State Average
English 19.4 61st 17.5
Math 19.3 47th 18.9
Reading 19.7 49th 19.1
Science 17.8 36th 18.8
Writing 6 54th 5.6

Nearly all North Carolina public and charter school students who are enrolled in grade 11 for the first time are required to take the ACT. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Cape Hatteras Secondary School stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Grade Tests

EOG Math Grade 6

 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 25% - Level 2
 25% - Level 2
 16% - Level 1
 16% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 7

 9% - Level 5 (Superior)
 9% - Level 5 (Superior)
 38% - Level 4 (Solid)
 38% - Level 4 (Solid)
 6% - Level 3
 6% - Level 3
 23% - Level 2
 23% - Level 2
 23% - Level 1
 23% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 8

 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 21% - Level 4 (Solid)
 21% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 30% - Level 2
 30% - Level 2
 39% - Level 1
 39% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 6

 16% - Level 5 (Superior)
 16% - Level 5 (Superior)
 45% - Level 4 (Solid)
 45% - Level 4 (Solid)
 6% - Level 3
 6% - Level 3
 18% - Level 2
 18% - Level 2
 14% - Level 1
 14% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 7

 23% - Level 5 (Superior)
 23% - Level 5 (Superior)
 40% - Level 4 (Solid)
 40% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 17% - Level 2
 17% - Level 2
 15% - Level 1
 15% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 8

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 29% - Level 4 (Solid)
 29% - Level 4 (Solid)
 16% - Level 3
 16% - Level 3
 25% - Level 2
 25% - Level 2
 27% - Level 1
 27% - Level 1

EOG Science Grade 8

 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 54% - Level 4 (Solid)
 54% - Level 4 (Solid)
 14% - Level 3
 14% - Level 3
 7% - Level 2
 7% - Level 2
 18% - Level 1
 18% - Level 1

End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 26% - Level 2
 26% - Level 2
 16% - Level 1
 16% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 6% - Level 5 (Superior)
 6% - Level 5 (Superior)
 49% - Level 4 (Solid)
 49% - Level 4 (Solid)
 11% - Level 3
 11% - Level 3
 21% - Level 2
 21% - Level 2
 13% - Level 1
 13% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 9% - Level 5 (Superior)
 9% - Level 5 (Superior)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 11% - Level 2
 11% - Level 2
 29% - Level 1
 29% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 525
Math 507
Composite Score 1032
SAT Participation Rate 57 %

Cape Hatteras Secondary School had an average SAT score of 1032 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #144 out of 491 NC high schools (71st percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Cape Hatteras Secondary School was 57% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in North Carolina.


Graduation Rate
 92% - Cape Hatteras Secondary School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 92% - Cape Hatteras Secondary School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 
 Asian - N/A
 
 Asian - N/A
 
 Black - N/A
 
 Black - N/A
 Hispanic - 14%
 Hispanic - 14%
 Two or More Races - 2%
 Two or More Races - 2%
 White - 81%
 White - 81%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Cape Hatteras Secondary School for the 2016-2017 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2016-2017 school year. Rankings for Cape Hatteras Secondary School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Cape Hatteras Elementary School 8 0.5 miles Buxton, NC Regular PK-5
School Name Stars Distance City
Cape Hatteras Elementary School 8 0.5 miles Buxton, NC