Sumter High School



Sumter High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sumter 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
9 642
10 634
11 597
12 512

Sumter High School is a public high school of the Sumter 01 School District located in Sumter, SC. It has 2,385 students in grades 9th through 12th. Sumter High School is the 6th largest public high school in South Carolina and the 805th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.5 to 1.

Total Students: 2,385
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 122

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Sumter High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,226
(51%)
2,451
(51%)
 Female 1,159
(49%)
2,327
(49%)

Sumter High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,525
(64%)
2,987
(63%)
 White 770
(32%)
1,545
(32%)
 Hispanic 52
(2%)
134
(3%)
 Asian 18
(1%)
27
(1%)
 Two or More 15
(1%)
64
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
12
(0%)

Sumter High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 2,385
(100%)
4,778
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sumter High School is ranked 1st out of 259 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sumter High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Sumter High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2011 2304
2012 2344
2013 2324
2014 2341
2015 2385

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2011 17.5
2012 17.5
2013 18
2014 19
2015 19.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2011 0.56727430555556
2012 0.58831058020478
2013 0.60757314974182
2014 0.66381888082016
2015 1

Compare Sumter High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,489.4% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,950.0% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.7%
 
This School 100.0%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Sumter High School
Sumter, SC
Public 09 - 12 2,385 19.5:1  
Wilson Hall
Sumter, SC
Private PK - 12 775 14:1 3 miles
Lakewood High School
Sumter, SC
Public 09 - 12 1,185 18.8:1 4 miles
Crestwood High School
Sumter, SC
Public 09 - 12 1,208 15.7:1 8 miles
Thomas Sumter Academy
Rembert, SC
Private PK - 12 420 12:1 11 miles
Manning High School
Manning, SC
Public 09 - 12 807 19.2:1 17 miles
Manning Junior High School
Manning, SC
Public 07 - 08 449 16:1 17 miles
Laurence Manning Academy
Manning, SC
Private PK - 12 1,062 16:1 17 miles
Scott'S Branch Middle School
Summerton, SC
Public 07 - 08 116 14.5:1 20 miles
Scott'S Branch High School
Summerton, SC
Public 09 - 12 200 10.3:1 20 miles
Clarendon Hall School
Summerton, SC
Private PK - 12 201 8:1 21 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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