Summerville High School



Summerville High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Summerville 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
9 910
10 781
11 678
12 624

Summerville High School is a public high school of the Dorchester 02 School District located in Summerville, SC. It has 2,993 students in grades 9th through 12th. Summerville High School is the 4th largest public high school in South Carolina and the 272nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.0 to 1.

Total Students: 2,993
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19:1
Full Time Teachers: 157.8

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Summerville High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,505
(50%)
3,734
(50%)
 Female 1,488
(50%)
3,707
(50%)

Summerville High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,876
(63%)
4,265
(57%)
 Black 813
(27%)
2,385
(32%)
 Hispanic 151
(5%)
412
(6%)
 Two or More 104
(3%)
176
(2%)
 Asian 24
(1%)
135
(2%)
 American Indian 15
(1%)
33
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 10
(0%)
35
(0%)

Summerville High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,996
(67%)
5,106
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 847
(28%)
1,981
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 150
(5%)
354
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Summerville High School is ranked 21st out of 259 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Summerville High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.3%) is lower than the state average of 53.7%. 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.

Summerville High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 3196
2006 3356
2007 3496
2008 3165
2009 3015
2010 2778
2011 2799
2012 2809
2013 2824
2014 2901
2015 2993

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18
2006 16.2
2007 18.8
2008 17.3
2009 20.7
2010 21.7
2011 19.8
2012 18.5
2013 18.3
2014 18.6
2015 19

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26314142678348
2006 0.26311084624553
2007 0.22997711670481
2008 0.24044233807267
2009 0.30514096185738
2010 0.34845212383009
2011 0.35048231511254
2012 0.39943040227839
2013 0.41182719546742
2014 0.38745260255084
2015 0.33311059137989

Compare Summerville High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,489.4% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,900.0% 19.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.7%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Summerville High School
Summerville, SC
Public 09 - 12 2,993 19:1  
Pinewood Preparatory School
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Private PK - 12 670 8:1 3 miles
Ashley Ridge High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,257 18.5:1 5 miles
Stratford High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,843 16.9:1 8 miles
Fort Dorchester High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,191 17.5:1 8 miles
Ridge Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 175 9:1 8 miles
Cathedral Academy
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Private PK - 12 270 11:1 9 miles
Cane Bay High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,687 16.2:1 10 miles
R. B. Stall High School
North Charleston, SC
Public 09 - 12 1,306 12.6:1 10 miles
Northside Christian School
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Private PK - 12 276 11:1 10 miles
Goose Creek High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,972 16.6:1 12 miles
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