South Point High School



South Point High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Point 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
9 349
10 336
11 317
12 292

South Point High School is a public high school of the Gaston County School District located in Belmont, NC. It has 1,294 students in grades 9th through 12th. South Point High School is the 117th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 4,168th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,294
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 72.09

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South Point High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 655
(51%)
4,958
(51%)
 Female 639
(49%)
4,671
(49%)

South Point High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,053
(81%)
6,433
(67%)
 Black 100
(8%)
2,004
(21%)
 Hispanic 54
(4%)
729
(8%)
 Asian 51
(4%)
131
(1%)
 Two or More 34
(3%)
306
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
24
(0%)

South Point High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 842
(65%)
4,668
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 374
(29%)
4,286
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 78
(6%)
675
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South Point High School is ranked 203rd out of 0 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Point High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.9%) is lower than the state average of 46.3%. 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.

South Point High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1233
2006 1200
2007 1214
2008 1226
2009 1273
2010 1345
2011 1290
2012 1294

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 17.2
2007 17.5
2008 17.7
2009 19.2
2010 19.2
2011 17.7
2012 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23114355231144
2006 0.2675
2007 0.056013179571664
2008 0.064437194127243
2009 0.32914375490966
2010 0.32936802973978
2011 0.33798449612403
2012 0.34930448222566

Compare South Point High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.9%
 
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,294 17.9:1  
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