South Sumter High School

706 North Main St

Bushnell, FL 33513-5114

Tel: (352)793-3131
Grades: 6-12

1,069 students

South Sumter High School serves 1,069 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
South Sumter High School operates within the Sumter School District.

Overview

The student population of 1069 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 1,069 students
South Sumter High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
South Sumter High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade South Sumter High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 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 (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
South Sumter High School Asian (1991-2012)
Hispanic
13%
28%
South Sumter High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
8%
23%
South Sumter High School Black (1988-2012)
White
74%
43%
South Sumter High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups South Sumter High School Sch Ethnicity South Sumter 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.
0.43 0.45
South Sumter High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
52%
49%
South Sumter High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
10%
8%
South Sumter High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,122 students has grown by 19% over five years.
School District Name Sumter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
23
Number of Students Managed 9,122 9,989
Sumter School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $75 MM $138 MM
Sumter School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $76 MM $159 MM
Sumter School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,733 $13,793
Sumter School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,892 $15,882
Sumter School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Bushnell West Street School
    Special Education School
    709 North West St
    Bushnell , FL 33513
    (352)568-1113
    Special Education School
    0.5  mi  |  33  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Bushnell Bushnell Elementary School
    218 West Flannery Ave
    Bushnell , FL 33513
    (352)793-3501
    0.7  mi  |  765  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Bushnell Sumter Virtual Franchise
    2680 Wc 476
    Bushnell , FL 33513
    (352)793-2315
    2.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Bushnell Sumter County Virtual Instruction Program
    2680 Wc 476
    Bushnell , FL 33513
    (352)793-2315
    2.4  mi  |  12  students  |  Gr.  1-12
  • Webster South Sumter Middle School
    773 Nw 10th Ave
    Webster , FL 33597
    (352)793-2232
    4.6  mi  |  836  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Did You Know?
Sumter County, FL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.00, which is lower than the Florida average of 0.45. The most diverse school district in Sumter County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.