South Sumter High School



South Sumter High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Sumter High School Students by Grade
PK 2
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 291
10 273
11 248
12 246

South Sumter High School is a public high school of the Sumter School District located in Bushnell, FL. It has 1,060 students in grades 9th through 12th. South Sumter High School is the 369th largest public high school in Florida and the 5,509th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,060
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 59

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South Sumter High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 545
(51%)
2,125
(49%)
 Female 515
(49%)
2,202
(51%)

South Sumter High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 785
(74%)
3,151
(73%)
 Hispanic 136
(13%)
467
(11%)
 Black 98
(9%)
459
(11%)
 Two or More 32
(3%)
134
(3%)
 Asian 5
(0%)
102
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

South Sumter High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 551
(52%)
1,593
(37%)
 Not Eligible 415
(39%)
2,383
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 94
(9%)
351
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South Sumter High School is ranked 288th out of 0 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Sumter High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 51.0%. 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.

South Sumter High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1084
2006 1080
2007 1073
2008 1055
2009 1078
2010 1071
2011 1069
2012 1060

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 18.6
2007 18.8
2008 16.7
2009 18.9
2010 18.7
2011 18.2
2012 18

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50922509225092
2006 0.49814814814815
2007 0.50512581547064
2008 0.52701421800948
2009 0.57977736549165
2010 0.6078431372549
2011 0.62394761459308
2012 0.60849056603774

Compare South Sumter High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,602.5% 16.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
This School 60.8%
 

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South Sumter High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,060 18:1  
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First Academy-Leesburg
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Private KG - 12 301 12:1 17 miles
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