South Dearborn High School

5770 Highlander Dr

Aurora, IN 47001-9460

Grades: 9-12

904 students

South Dearborn High School serves 904 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% 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 904 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 904 students
South Dearborn High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
South Dearborn High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade South Dearborn High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 17:1
South Dearborn High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
White
98%
71%
South Dearborn High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
4%
South Dearborn High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups South Dearborn High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IN 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.
0.04 0.26
South Dearborn 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.
33%
42%
South Dearborn 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.
5%
8%
South Dearborn High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,816 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,203 is less than the state average of $13,002. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,252 is less than the state average of $11,056. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name South Dearborn Com Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,816 1,469
South Dearborn Com  Corp School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
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 District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $29 MM $18 MM
South Dearborn Com  Corp School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,203 $13,002
South Dearborn Com  Corp School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,252 $11,056
South Dearborn Com  Corp School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Grades Students
  • AuroraAurora Elementary School
    6098 Squire Place
    AuroraIN 47001
    (812)926-2222
    0.2 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 667 students                      
  • AuroraSouth Dearborn Middle School
    5850 Squire Place
    AuroraIN 47001
    (812)926-6298
    0.3 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 456 students                      
  • Lawrenceburg Lawrenceburg High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    100 Tiger Blvd
    LawrenceburgIN 47025
    (812)537-7219
    4.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 564 students                      
  • LawrenceburgCentral Elementary School
    500 Short St
    LawrenceburgIN 47025
    (812)537-7279
    4.7 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 450 students                      
  • LawrenceburgLawrenceburg Primary School
    400 Tiger Blvd
    LawrenceburgIN 47025
    (812)537-7239
    4.8 mi | Gr. PK-2 | 488 students                      

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