South Sumter High School

706 North Main St

Bushnell, FL 33513-5114

Grades: 9-12

1,060 students

South Sumter High School serves 1,060 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
South Sumter High School operates within the Sumter School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is higher than the FL state average of 70%.

Overview

The student population of 1060 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,060 students
South Sumter High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
South Sumter High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade South Sumter High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
South Sumter High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
13%
28%
South Sumter High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
9%
23%
South Sumter High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
75%
42%
South Sumter High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
South Sumter High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups South Sumter High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.42 0.45
South Sumter 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.
51%
51%
South Sumter 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.
8%
7%
South Sumter High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,322 students has grown by 23% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,733 is less than the state average of $13,793. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,892 is less than the state average of $15,882. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Sumter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
22
Number of Students Managed 9,322 9,797
Sumter School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 75% 70%
Sumter School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $75 MM $138 MM
Sumter School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $76 MM $159 MM
Sumter School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,733 $13,793
Sumter School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,892 $15,882
Sumter School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is West Street School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Street School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Street School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BushnellWest Street School
    Special Education School
    709 North West St
    BushnellFL 33513
    (352)568-1113
    Special Education School

    0.5 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 25 students                      
  • BushnellBushnell Elementary School
    218 West Flannery Ave
    BushnellFL 33513
    (352)793-3501
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 790 students                      
  • BushnellSumter Virtual Franchise
    2680 West Cr 476
    BushnellFL 33513
    (352)793-2315
    2.4 mi | Gr. 6-12 | n/a students                      
  • BushnellSumter County Virtual Instruction Program
    2680 Wc 476
    BushnellFL 33513
    (352)793-2315
    2.4 mi | Gr. 1-12 | 3 students                      
  • WebsterSouth Sumter Middle School
    773 Nw 10th Ave
    WebsterFL 33597
    (352)793-2232
    4.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 820 students                      

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