Surry Central High School



Surry Central High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Surry 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
9 238
10 188
11 194
12 174

Surry Central High School is a public high school of the Surry County School District located in Dobson, NC. It has 794 students in grades 9th through 12th. Surry Central High School is the 272nd largest public high school in North Carolina and the 7,320th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.1 to 1.

Total Students: 794
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.25

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Surry Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 412
(52%)
1,330
(52%)
 Female 382
(48%)
1,238
(48%)

Surry Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 578
(73%)
2,054
(80%)
 Hispanic 196
(25%)
387
(15%)
 Black 10
(1%)
70
(3%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
34
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
17
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Surry Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 391
(49%)
1,148
(45%)
 Not Eligible 324
(41%)
1,168
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 79
(10%)
252
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Surry Central High School is ranked 184th out of 0 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Surry Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.2%) is higher than the state average of 46.3%. 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.

Surry Central High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 827
2006 758
2007 724
2008 780
2009 764
2010 781
2011 763
2012 794

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 14.9
2007 14.2
2008 15.6
2009 14.5
2010 15.5
2011 15.5
2012 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39177750906892
2006 0.45118733509235
2007 0.47790055248619
2008 0.48717948717949
2009 0.54319371727749
2010 0.52752880921895
2011 0.56618610747051
2012 0.5919395465995

Compare Surry Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 59.2%
 

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