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
9 748
10 593
11 526
12 477

Sumter High School is a public high school of the Sumter 01 School District located in Sumter, SC. It has 2,344 students in grades 9th through 12th. Sumter High School is the 7th largest public high school in South Carolina and the 789th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.5 to 1.

Total Students: 2,344
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 134

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Sumter High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,228
(52%)
2,351
(51%)
 Male 1,116
(48%)
2,256
(49%)

Sumter High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,510
(64%)
2,920
(63%)
 White 750
(32%)
1,469
(32%)
 Hispanic 33
(1%)
91
(2%)
 Two or More 26
(1%)
85
(2%)
 Asian 20
(1%)
28
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
7
(0%)

Sumter High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,228
(52%)
2,592
(56%)
 Not Eligible 965
(41%)
1,652
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 151
(6%)
363
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sumter High School is ranked 2nd out of 0 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sumter High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 51.1%. 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.

Compare Sumter High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,468.1% 14.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.1%
 
This School 58.8%
 

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Sumter High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,344 17.5:1  
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Private PK - 12 975 14:1 17 miles
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Public 09 - 12 61 30.5:1 17 miles
Manning High School
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Public 09 - 12 845 20.6:1 17 miles
Scott'S Branch High School
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Public 09 - 12 209 9.1:1 20 miles
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Public 07 - 08 113 11.3:1 20 miles
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