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
9 429
10 415
11 382
12 320

Southern High School is a public high school of the Alamance-Burlington School District located in Graham, NC. It has 1,546 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southern High School is the 85th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 3,159th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,546
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 84.89

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Southern High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 809
(52%)
3,714
(52%)
 Female 737
(48%)
3,456
(48%)

Southern High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,174
(76%)
3,613
(50%)
 Hispanic 193
(12%)
1,519
(21%)
 Black 122
(8%)
1,622
(23%)
 Two or More 37
(2%)
278
(4%)
 Asian 14
(1%)
99
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
30
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Southern High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 993
(64%)
3,819
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 445
(29%)
2,950
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 108
(7%)
401
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southern High School is ranked 169th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southern High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 48.8%. 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
2013 1483
2014 1545
2015 1546

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
2013 18.3
2014 19.3
2015 18.2

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
2013 0.36749831422792
2014 0.34757281553398
2015 0.35769728331177

Compare Southern High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,820.0% 18.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.8%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Southern High School
Graham, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,546 18.2:1  
River Mill Academy
Graham, NC
Public KG - 12 705 18.6:1 3 miles
Ray Street Academy
Graham, NC
Public KG - 12 72 3.3:1 5 miles
Alamance Christian School
Graham, NC
Private PK - 12 428 11:1 6 miles
Burlington Christian Academy
Burlington, NC
Private PK - 12 629 12:1 6 miles
Alamance-Burlington Middle College
Graham, NC
Public 09 - 12 103 13.7:1 6 miles
Graham High School
Graham, NC
Public 09 - 12 814 14.9:1 6 miles
Hugh M Cummings High School
Burlington, NC
Public 09 - 12 957 15:1 7 miles
Walter M Williams High School
Burlington, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,185 18.2:1 7 miles
The Hawbridge School
Saxapahaw, NC
Public 05 - 12 317 13.1:1 7 miles
The Burlington School
Burlington, NC
Private PK - 12 282 8:1 8 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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