Southern High School



Southern High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southern 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
9 272
10 271
11 275
12 241

Southern High School is a public high school of the Anne Arundel County Public Schools located in Harwood, MD. It has 1,059 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southern High School is the 127th largest public high school in Maryland and the 5,513th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,059
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 66.33

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Southern High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 544
(51%)
12,039
(51%)
 Female 515
(49%)
11,392
(49%)

Southern High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 827
(78%)
14,617
(62%)
 Black 121
(11%)
5,068
(22%)
 Hispanic 48
(5%)
1,855
(8%)
 Two or More 45
(4%)
915
(4%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
849
(4%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
65
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
62
(0%)

Southern High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 850
(80%)
17,939
(77%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 173
(16%)
4,369
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(3%)
1,123
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southern High School is ranked 163rd out of 0 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southern High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (19.7%) is lower than the state average of 36.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Southern High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1238
2006 1209
2007 1192
2008 1157
2009 1141
2010 1134
2011 1098
2012 1059

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 16.8
2007 16.9
2008 17.3
2009 20.3
2010 16.8
2011 15.9
2012 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.10339256865913
2006 0.11827956989247
2007 0.13171140939597
2008 0.14693171996543
2009 0.17002629272568
2010 0.18606701940035
2011 0.1976320582878
2012 0.19735599622285

Compare Southern High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,356.2% 13.6:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 19.7%
 
State Average 36.0%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Southern High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,059 16:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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