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
9 462
10 339
11 393
12 294

Southern High School is a public high school of the Alamance-Burlington School District located in Graham, NC. It has 1,488 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southern High School is the 81st largest public high school in North Carolina and the 3,235th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,488
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 82.75

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Southern High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 752
(51%)
3,474
(51%)
 Female 736
(49%)
3,356
(49%)

Southern High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,174
(79%)
3,779
(55%)
 Hispanic 149
(10%)
1,257
(18%)
 Black 110
(7%)
1,498
(22%)
 Two or More 34
(2%)
164
(2%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
84
(1%)
 American Indian 7
(0%)
35
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
13
(0%)

Southern High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 952
(64%)
3,782
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 446
(30%)
2,673
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 90
(6%)
375
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southern High School is ranked 141st out of 0 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southern High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (36.0%) is slightly 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.

Southern High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1395
2006 1335
2007 1342
2008 1423
2009 1451
2010 1475
2011 1447
2012 1488

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.9
2006 16.3
2007 16.2
2008 17
2009 17.4
2010 17.6
2011 17.7
2012 18

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.19068100358423
2006 0.13408239700375
2007 0.21385991058122
2008 0.24455375966268
2009 0.31013094417643
2010 0.32271186440678
2011 0.32619212163096
2012 0.36021505376344

Compare Southern High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 36.0%
 
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Southern High School
Graham, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,488 18:1  
River Mill Academy
Graham, NC
Public KG - 12 596 18.4:1 3 miles
Ray Street Academy
Graham, NC
Public KG - 12 51 3.1:1 5 miles
Alamance Christian School
Graham, NC
Private PK - 12 276 11:1 6 miles
Burlington Christian Academy
Burlington, NC
Private PK - 12 697 14:1 6 miles
Alamance-Burlington Middle College
Graham, NC
Public 09 - 12 74 14.8:1 6 miles
Graham High School
Graham, NC
Public 09 - 12 799 15.9:1 6 miles
Hugh M Cummings High School
Burlington, NC
Public 09 - 12 875 15.6:1 7 miles
Walter M Williams High School
Burlington, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,117 18.2:1 7 miles
The Hawbridge School
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Public 06 - 12 177 8.1:1 7 miles
The Elon School
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Private 09 - 12 100 7:1 9 miles
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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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