Sullivan South High School



Sullivan South High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sullivan South 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
9 238
10 227
11 218
12 214

Sullivan South High School is a public high school of the Sullivan County School District located in Kingsport, TN. It has 897 students in grades 9th through 12th. Sullivan South High School is the 143rd largest public high school in Tennessee and the 6,643rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.1 to 1.

Total Students: 897
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 52.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,643rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Tennessee: 143rd out of 433
Student/Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 272nd out of 423
Full Time Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 156th out of 423

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Sullivan South High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 463
(52%)
1,656
(51%)
 Female 434
(48%)
1,602
(49%)

Sullivan South High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 865
(96%)
3,141
(96%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
27
(1%)
 Hispanic 7
(1%)
46
(1%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
14
(0%)
 Black 5
(1%)
18
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
5
(0%)

Sullivan South High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 568
(63%)
1,695
(52%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 329
(37%)
1,563
(48%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sullivan South High School is ranked 215th out of 410 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sullivan South High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (36.7%) is lower than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

Sullivan South High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1080
2006 1092
2007 1106
2008 1086
2009 1050
2010 1023
2011 993
2012 973
2013 926
2014 904
2015 897

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19
2006 16.4
2007 16.8
2008 17.4
2009 16.4
2010 16.8
2011 16.8
2012 16
2013 16.2
2014 16.7
2015 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.19351851851852
2006 0.20787545787546
2007 0.2124773960217
2008 0.2292817679558
2009 0.23619047619048
2010 0.27174975562072
2011 0.26686807653575
2012 0.29188078108941
2013 0.34773218142549
2014 0.3429203539823
2015 0.36677814938685

Compare Sullivan South High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,487.3% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 36.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.4%
 

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Public 09 - 12 897 17.1:1  
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Gate City High School
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Public 10 - 12 492 17.4:1 11 miles
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