South Charleston High School



South Charleston High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Charleston 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
9 273
10 259
11 232
12 204

South Charleston High School is a public high school of the Kanawha County School District located in South Charleston, WV. It has 968 students in grades 9th through 12th. South Charleston High School is the 29th largest public high school in West Virginia and the 6,171st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.6 to 1.

Total Students: 968
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 52

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South Charleston High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 496
(51%)
3,950
(50%)
 Male 472
(49%)
4,019
(50%)

South Charleston High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 660
(68%)
6,670
(84%)
 Black 276
(29%)
1,036
(13%)
 Asian 11
(1%)
122
(2%)
 Two or More 11
(1%)
57
(1%)
 Hispanic 10
(1%)
76
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

South Charleston High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 506
(52%)
4,504
(57%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 462
(48%)
3,465
(43%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South Charleston High School is ranked 23rd out of 146 ranked schools in West Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Charleston High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 44.7%. 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.

South Charleston High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1085
2006 1027
2007 1041
2008 1014
2009 1037
2010 1036
2011 1007
2012 997
2013 987
2014 974
2015 968

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 16.2
2007 16.5
2008 16.4
2009 16.7
2010 16.6
2011 16.5
2012 16.9
2013 16.7
2014 17.4
2015 18.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32442396313364
2006 0.42064264849075
2007 0.42939481268012
2008 0.45069033530572
2009 0.48408871745419
2010 0.42374517374517
2011 0.42899702085402
2012 0.3851554663992
2013 0.45694022289767
2014 0.45482546201232
2015 0.47727272727273

Compare South Charleston High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,452.9% 14.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
This School 47.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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