Sunshine High School



Sunshine High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sunshine High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 14
1 13
2 17
3 7
4 19
5 17
6 22
7 18
8 17
9 25
10 27
11 15
12 25

Sunshine High School is a public high school of the Hale County School District located in Newbern, AL. It has 236 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. Sunshine High School is the 367th largest public high school in Alabama and the 16,138th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.4 to 1.

Total Students: 236
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 19

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Sunshine High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 121
(51%)
830
(48%)
 Male 115
(49%)
895
(52%)

Sunshine High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 235
(100%)
1,349
(78%)
 White 1
(0%)
360
(21%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
10
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Sunshine High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 212
(90%)
1,259
(73%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(7%)
118
(7%)
 Not Eligible 7
(3%)
348
(20%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sunshine High School is ranked 296th out of 0 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sunshine High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 56.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Sunshine High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 337
2006 296
2007 294
2008 278
2009 258
2010 257
2011 238
2012 236

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 13.5
2007 13.6
2008 12.8
2009 13.5
2010 13.7
2011 12.4
2012 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91691394658754
2006 0.89527027027027
2007 0.89455782312925
2008 0.91726618705036
2009 0.92635658914729
2010 0.94552529182879
2011 0.94957983193277
2012 0.97033898305085

Compare Sunshine High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,461.4% 14.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 56.7%
 
This School 97.0%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Sunshine High School
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Public KG - 12 236 12.4:1  
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Marion Academy
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Marion High School
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Public 06 - 09 563 16.6:1 16 miles
Demopolis High School
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Public 08 - 12 659 14.3:1 17 miles
John Essex High School
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Public KG - 12 141 7.8:1 17 miles
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