South County High School



South County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South County 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
9 533
10 500
11 542
12 485

South County High School is a public high school of the Fairfax County Public Schools located in Lorton, VA. It has 2,060 students in grades 9th through 12th. South County High School is the 36th largest public high school in Virginia and the 1,325th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.2 to 1.

Total Students: 2,060
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 135.22

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South County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,073
(52%)
41,516
(52%)
 Female 987
(48%)
38,428
(48%)

South County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,032
(50%)
36,422
(46%)
 Asian 366
(18%)
15,753
(20%)
 Black 338
(16%)
8,395
(11%)
 Hispanic 226
(11%)
15,663
(20%)
 Two or More 88
(4%)
3,456
(4%)
 American Indian 7
(0%)
155
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
100
(0%)

South County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,740
(84%)
61,999
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 227
(11%)
13,828
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 93
(5%)
4,117
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South County High School is ranked 150th out of 0 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.5%) is lower than the state average of 32.6%. 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.

South County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2372
2006 2922
2007 2820
2008 2826
2009 2745
2010 2860
2011 2924
2012 2060

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 12.9
2007 18
2008 19.3
2009 20.4
2010 19.8
2011 14.9
2012 15.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15767284991568
2006 0.1652977412731
2007 0.13191489361702
2008 0.16171266808209
2009 0.16429872495446
2010 0.16223776223776
2011 0.15458276333789
2012 0.15533980582524

Compare South County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,368.6% 13.7:1
 
1,520.0% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.5%
 
State Average 32.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,060 15.2:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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