Sussex Central High School



Sussex Central High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sussex Central High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 331
10 304
11 302
12 312

Sussex Central High School is a public high school of the Indian River School District located in Georgetown, DE. It has 1,249 students in grades 8th through 12th. Sussex Central High School is the 10th largest public high school in Delaware and the 4,391st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,249
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 87

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Sussex Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 654
(52%)
1,149
(51%)
 Female 595
(48%)
1,119
(49%)

Sussex Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 684
(55%)
1,408
(62%)
 Hispanic 294
(24%)
426
(19%)
 Black 215
(17%)
353
(16%)
 Two or More 37
(3%)
48
(2%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
21
(1%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Sussex Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 759
(61%)
1,202
(53%)
 Not Eligible 369
(30%)
870
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 121
(10%)
196
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sussex Central High School is ranked 3rd out of 0 ranked schools in Delaware, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sussex Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.3%. 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.

Sussex Central High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1201
2006 1259
2007 1268
2008 1295
2009 1316
2010 1286
2011 1215
2012 1249

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 15.7
2007 15.8
2008 16.3
2009 15.3
2010 15.7
2011 14.1
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35720233139051
2006 0.36616362192216
2007 0.36356466876972
2008 0.41544401544402
2009 0.53495440729483
2010 0.62130637636081
2011 0.6641975308642
2012 0.70456365092074

Compare Sussex Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,201.0% 12.0:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 70.5%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Sussex Central High School
Georgetown, DE
Public 08 - 12 1,249 14.4:1  
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Public 07 - 08 310 14.1:1 15 miles
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