Southern Regional High School

Southern Regional High School serves 2,077 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Southern Regional High School operates within the Southern Regional School District.
The school district's 89% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 2077 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 153 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,077 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 153 teachers
Students by Grade Southern Regional 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 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 12:1
Asian
1%
9%
Hispanic
5%
23%
Black
2%
17%
White
90%
51%
All Ethnic Groups Southern Regional High School Sch Ethnicity Southern Regional 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.
0.19 0.41
Southern Regional 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.
12%
29%
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.
4%
6%
Southern Regional High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,588 students has grown by 81% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Southern Regional School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
2
Number of Students Managed 5,588 983
Graduation Rate 89% 92%
Southern Regional School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $57 MM $20 MM
Southern Regional School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $54 MM $19 MM
Southern Regional School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,640 $20,414
Southern Regional School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,501 $19,395
Southern Regional School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is M A T Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Southern Regional Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oxycocus Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ManahawkinSouthern Regional Middle School
    75 Cedar Bridge Rd
    ManahawkinNJ 08050
    (609)597-9481
    0 mi | 981 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • ManahawkinHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award M A T Elementary School
    Vocational School
    195 Cedar Bridge Rd
    ManahawkinNJ 08050
    (609)978-8439
    Vocational School

    0.3 mi | 240 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ManahawkinOxycocus Elementary School
    250 Main St
    ManahawkinNJ 08050
    (609)978-5730
    1 mi | 100 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • ManahawkinStafford Intermediate
    1000 Mckinley Ave
    ManahawkinNJ 08050
    (609)978-5700
    1.6 mi | 726 students | Gr. 5-6                      
  • ManahawkinMeinders Learning Center
    1000 Mckinley Ave
    ManahawkinNJ 08057
    (609)978-5700
    1.6 mi | 270 students | Gr. 2                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 20, 2008 - This is truly the greatest school in New Jersey. I can't say enough about the great teachers and academics and sports. In academics this is the best school in the county. In sports it is overall the strongest school in the shore conference. (the strongest conference in the state). This school is amazing! We have also won the Shoprite Cup which is awarded to 5 high schools in New Jersey (one in each division) with the best athletic programs in their division. Sorry it's soooo long but this isn't even the half of it. - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended April 02, 2008 - This used to be a great school to send your kids, but it is in a major decline. So many great teachers retired because of the school atmosphere, and now all the teachers are extremely young, and are only there for a few years before they are dismissed or quit. The school is cutting many programs such as the ROTC program and many others, while they invest in athletics, that don't seem to prevail. It's sad to see this school at this all time low, and hopefully with a new superintendent Craig Henry, the school can improve. But I doubt it because of the politics involved in every aspect of this school. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Did You Know?
Ocean County, NJ 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 0.29, which is lower than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school district in Ocean County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.