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
9 268
10 278
11 263
12 238

Southern High School is a public high school of the Anne Arundel County Public Schools located in Harwood, MD. It has 1,047 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southern High School is the 123rd largest public high school in Maryland and the 5,660th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,047
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 63.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,660th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 123rd out of 278
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 185th out of 266
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 130th out of 266

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Southern High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 548
(52%)
11,357
(49%)
 Male 499
(48%)
12,022
(51%)

Southern High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 813
(78%)
13,624
(58%)
 Black 110
(11%)
5,042
(22%)
 Two or More 62
(6%)
1,181
(5%)
 Hispanic 44
(4%)
2,514
(11%)
 Asian 11
(1%)
888
(4%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
76
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
54
(0%)

Southern High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 814
(78%)
16,992
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 177
(17%)
5,302
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 56
(5%)
1,085
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southern High School is ranked 156th out of 263 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southern High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.3%) is lower than the state average of 38.5%. 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
2013 1066
2014 1071
2015 1047

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
2013 16.6
2014 16.5
2015 16.5

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
2013 0.23264540337711
2014 0.24463118580766
2015 0.2225405921681

Compare Southern High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.1% 13.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.3%
 
State Average 38.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Southern High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,047 16.5:1  
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Private PK - 12 720 14:1 10 miles
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