Sussex Central High School

Sussex Central High School serves 1,249 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the DE average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Sussex Central High School operates within the Indian River School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is higher than the DE state average of 73%.

Overview

The student population of 1249 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,249 students
Sussex Central High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 87 teachers
Sussex Central High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Sussex Central High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Sussex Central High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
24%
14%
Sussex Central High School Hispanic (1989-2013)
Black
18%
32%
Sussex Central High School Black (1988-2013)
White
55%
48%
Sussex Central High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Sussex Central High School Sch Ethnicity Sussex Central High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.61 0.51
Sussex Central High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
60%
47%
Sussex Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
5%
Sussex Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,065 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Indian River School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
1
Number of Students Managed 9,065 970
Indian River   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 77% 73%
Indian River   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $110 MM $13 MM
District Spending $113 MM $15 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,938 $11,002
Indian River   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,296 $12,421
Indian River   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cape Henlopen High School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Beacon Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rehoboth Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Rehoboth BeachRehoboth Elementary School
    500 Stockley St
    Rehoboth BeachDE 19971
    (302)227-2571
    1.6 mi | 570 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • LewesBeacon Middle School
    19483 John J. Williams Hwy
    LewesDE 19958
    (302)645-6288
    1.8 mi | 562 students | Gr. 4-8                      
  • LewesCape Henlopen High School
    1250 Kings Hwy
    LewesDE 19958
    (302)645-7711
    3.6 mi | 1264 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • LewesHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Shields (richard A.) Elementary School
    910 Shields Ave
    LewesDE 19958
    (302)645-7748
    4.3 mi | 681 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LewesSussex Consortium
    Special Education School
    520 Dupont Ave
    LewesDE 19958
    (302)645-7210
    Special Education School

    4.6 mi | 269 students | Gr. PK-12                      

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