Sussex Central High School



Sussex Central High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sussex Central High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 94
9 97
10 71
11 85
12 76

Sussex Central High School is a public high school of the Sussex County Public Schools located in Sussex, VA. It has 423 students in grades 8th through 12th. Sussex Central High School is the 281st largest public high school in Virginia and the 11,924th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.6 to 1.

Total Students: 423
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.88

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Sussex Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 231
(55%)
231
(55%)
 Female 192
(45%)
192
(45%)

Sussex Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 311
(74%)
311
(74%)
 White 96
(23%)
96
(23%)
 Hispanic 12
(3%)
12
(3%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Sussex Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 260
(61%)
260
(61%)
 Not Eligible 112
(26%)
112
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(12%)
51
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sussex Central High School is ranked 155th out of 0 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sussex Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 32.6%. 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.

Sussex Central High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 483
2006 491
2007 460
2008 407
2009 508
2010 484
2011 443
2012 423

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.4
2006 15.4
2007 15.2
2008 13.1
2009 13.6
2010 14.6
2011 11.4
2012 10.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.62525879917184
2006 0.62118126272912
2007 0.62173913043478
2008 0.66093366093366
2009 0.7007874015748
2010 0.72314049586777
2011 0.75395033860045
2012 0.73522458628842

Compare Sussex Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,060.0% 10.6:1
 
1,368.6% 13.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 73.5%
 

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