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Sanderson High School

Raleigh, NC


Sanderson High School
5500 Dixon Drive
Raleigh, NC  27609
Phone: 919-881-4800
Wake County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 8 out of 10 stars
8

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,916
Type: Regular School  
Sanderson High School

Sanderson High School


Metro Area Ranking

#23
Metro Area High School Ranking: Sanderson High School is ranked #23 out of 52 of the best high schools in Raleigh and surrounding areas (56th percentile). Cick the link to see all 52 high schools.


State Ranking

#145
Statewide High School Ranking: Sanderson High School is ranked #145 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (72nd percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Sanderson High School is a 8-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Wake County, NC. Sanderson High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,916 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

72.6
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: Sanderson High School had a Student Growth Score of 72.6. This placed Sanderson High School in the 45th 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

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 18.6 55th 17.5
Math 20.3 56th 18.9
Reading 20 52nd 19.1
Science 20.1 57th 18.8
Writing 5.9 52nd 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 Sanderson High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 15% - Level 5 (Superior)
 15% - Level 5 (Superior)
 34% - Level 4 (Solid)
 34% - Level 4 (Solid)
 5% - Level 3
 5% - Level 3
 21% - Level 2
 21% - Level 2
 25% - Level 1
 25% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 6% - Level 5 (Superior)
 6% - Level 5 (Superior)
 47% - Level 4 (Solid)
 47% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 3
 17% - Level 2
 17% - Level 2
 19% - Level 1
 19% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 29% - Level 4 (Solid)
 29% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 15% - Level 2
 15% - Level 2
 36% - Level 1
 36% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 566
Math 556
Composite Score 1122
SAT Participation Rate 51 %

Sanderson High had an average SAT score of 1122 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #60 out of 491 NC high schools (88th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Sanderson High was 51% 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
 87% - Sanderson High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 87% - Sanderson High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 4%
 Asian - 4%
 Black - 28%
 Black - 28%
 Hispanic - 17%
 Hispanic - 17%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 White - 47%
 White - 47%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Sanderson High 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 Sanderson High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

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Grades
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North Ridge Elementary School 9 1.9 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
Jeffreys Grove Elementary School 9 2.0 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
Lead Mine Elementary School 8 2.2 miles Raleigh, NC Regular K-5
Millbrook Elementary School 2 2.2 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
York Elementary School 8 2.2 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
West Millbrook Middle School 5 2.3 miles Raleigh, NC Regular 6-8
Millbrook High School 8 2.4 miles Raleigh, NC Regular 9-12
Root Elementary School 9 2.5 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
Stough Elementary School 5 3.1 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
Joyner Elementary School 9 3.3 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
Daniels Middle School 9 3.4 miles Raleigh, NC Regular 6-8
Baileywick Road Elementary School 3 3.5 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
Brentwood Elementary School 3 3.5 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
Lacy Elementary School 10 3.8 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
East Millbrook Middle School 3 3.9 miles Raleigh, NC Regular 6-8
Hilburn Drive Academy 7 4.0 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-8