St. Stephens High School
|St. Stephens High School|
|3205 34th Street Drive NE
Hickory, NC, USA
|Website||St. Stephens High School|
St. Stephens was formed when Allen Frye, Peace Academy, Lail, Sandy Ridge, and Cloninger combined into one school.
St. Stephens High School first opened in the fall of 1934, with Mr. R. N. Hoyle serving as the first teacher and school principal. The first school building was used by both high school and elementary school students until 1953 when a new building was provided specifically for the high school students.
Today the school is rated in the top ten percentile of all schools within the state of North Carolina. As of 2007[update], the principal is Mrs. DeAnna Taylor, where she has served in such a capacity since 1999. St. Stephens now enrolls approximately 1,250 students each year.
The elementary schools in the St. Stephens attendance area are St. Stephens, Clyde Campbell, Webb A. Murray, and Snow Creek. Sweetwater elementary which was another feeder school closed at the end of the 2009 school year and Snow Creek Elementary opened in the 2009-2010. Rising 9th graders come from Harry M. Arndt Middle School.
- St. Stephens High School website
- History of St. Stephens High School
- St. Stephens High School Wrestling Team Page