South Dearborn High School

5770 Highlander Dr

Aurora, IN 47001-9460

Tel: (812)926-3772
Grades: 9-12

868 students

South Dearborn High School serves 868 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 29%.
South Dearborn High School operates within the South Dearborn Com Corp School District.
The school district's 85% graduation rate is higher than the IN state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 868 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 868 students
South Dearborn High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
South Dearborn High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade South Dearborn High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 17:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
9%
Black
n/a
13%
White
97%
71%
South Dearborn High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups South Dearborn High School Sch Ethnicity South Dearborn 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.
0.06 0.25
South Dearborn 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.
27%
41%
South Dearborn 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.
6%
8%
South Dearborn High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,820 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name South Dearborn Com Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed 2,820 1,613
South Dearborn Com  Corp School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 85% 79%
South Dearborn Com  Corp School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $38 MM $21 MM
South Dearborn Com  Corp School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $29 MM $18 MM
South Dearborn Com  Corp School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,203 $13,002
South Dearborn Com  Corp School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,252 $11,056
South Dearborn Com  Corp School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lawrenceburg High School (4.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is South Dearborn Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Aurora Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Aurora Aurora Elementary School
    6098 Squire Place
    Aurora , IN 47001
    (812)926-2056
    0.2  mi  |  666  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Aurora South Dearborn Middle School
    5850 Squire Place
    Aurora , IN 47001
    (812)926-6298
    0.3  mi  |  475  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Lawrenceburg Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Lawrenceburg High School
    100 Tiger Blvd
    Lawrenceburg , IN 47025
    (812)537-7219
    4.7  mi  |  572  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Lawrenceburg Central Elementary School
    500 Short St
    Lawrenceburg , IN 47025
    (812)537-7279
    4.7  mi  |  442  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Lawrenceburg Lawrenceburg Primary School
    400 Tiger Blvd
    Lawrenceburg , IN 47025
    (812)537-7239
    4.8  mi  |  495  students  |  Gr.  PK-2

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Did You Know?
Dearborn County, IN 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 0.05, which is lower than the Indiana average of 0.25. The most diverse school district in Dearborn County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Indiana or national school diversity statistics.