South Caldwell High School



South Caldwell High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Caldwell 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
9 384
10 426
11 404
12 410

South Caldwell High School is a public high school of the Caldwell County School District located in Hudson, NC. It has 1,624 students in grades 9th through 12th. South Caldwell High School is the 72nd largest public high school in North Carolina and the 2,868th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,624
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 107.02

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South Caldwell High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 874
(54%)
2,089
(52%)
 Female 750
(46%)
1,932
(48%)

South Caldwell High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,475
(91%)
3,292
(82%)
 Hispanic 97
(6%)
329
(8%)
 Two or More 24
(1%)
131
(3%)
 Black 12
(1%)
231
(6%)
 Asian 11
(1%)
31
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

South Caldwell High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 942
(58%)
2,028
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 563
(35%)
1,683
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 119
(7%)
310
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South Caldwell High School is ranked 119th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Caldwell High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.0%) 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.

South Caldwell High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1715
2006 1645
2007 1545
2008 1602
2009 1553
2010 1574
2011 1548
2012 1548
2013 1561
2014 1618
2015 1624

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.8
2006 15.5
2007 14.2
2008 14.7
2009 14.4
2010 14.9
2011 15
2012 14.5
2013 14.8
2014 15.2
2015 15.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24781341107872
2006 0.27234042553191
2007 0.28802588996764
2008 0.32646691635456
2009 0.38119768190599
2010 0.40533672172808
2011 0.45219638242894
2012 0.42118863049096
2013 0.43113388853299
2014 0.42459826946848
2015 0.41995073891626

Compare South Caldwell High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,520.0% 15.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
South Caldwell High School
Hudson, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,624 15.2:1  
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Public 09 - 13 379 19.9:1 3 miles
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Tabernacle Christian School
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Private PK - 12 118 8:1 9 miles
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