Southern Columbia High School



Southern Columbia High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southern Columbia 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
9 103
10 94
11 90
12 122

Southern Columbia High School is a public high school of the Southern Columbia Area School District located in Catawissa, PA. It has 409 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southern Columbia High School is the 569th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 12,409th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.4 to 1.

Total Students: 409
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.32

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Southern Columbia High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 214
(52%)
214
(52%)
 Female 195
(48%)
195
(48%)

Southern Columbia High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 390
(95%)
390
(95%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Black 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Southern Columbia High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 335
(82%)
335
(82%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 58
(14%)
58
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(4%)
16
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southern Columbia High School is ranked 692nd out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southern Columbia High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (18.1%) is lower than the state average of 45.1%. 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 Columbia High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 478
2006 458
2007 433
2008 416
2009 411
2010 415
2011 417
2012 438
2013 427
2014 408
2015 409

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 14.6
2007 13.2
2008 12.9
2009 12.4
2010 12.1
2011 12.5
2012 13
2013 14.2
2014 14.3
2015 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25523012552301
2006 0.25545851528384
2007 0.3256351039261
2008 0.31971153846154
2009 0.20924574209246
2010 0.23373493975904
2011 0.26139088729017
2012 0.2351598173516
2013 0.18266978922717
2014 0.22303921568627
2015 0.18092909535452

Compare Southern Columbia High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 18.1%
 
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Southern Columbia High School
Catawissa, PA
Public 09 - 12 409 14.4:1  
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Public 09 - 12 424 12.1:1 7 miles
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Mount Carmel Area Jh
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Public 07 - 08 221 16:1 9 miles
Shamokin Area High School
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Public 09 - 12 664 16:1 10 miles
Shamokin Area Ms
Shamokin, PA
Public 07 - 08 375 18.3:1 10 miles
Bloomsburg Christian School
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Private PK - 12 52 9:1 11 miles
Central Columbia Shs
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Public 09 - 12 495 11.7:1 11 miles
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