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
Southern Regional High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 153 teachers
Southern Regional High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 12:1
Southern Regional High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
9%
Southern Regional High School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
5%
23%
Southern Regional High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
17%
Southern Regional High School Black (1988-2012)
White
90%
51%
Southern Regional High School White (1988-2012)
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 0.66
Southern Regional 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.
12%
29%
Southern Regional High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
4%
6%
Southern Regional High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,588 students has grown by 81% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Southern Regional School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
2
Number of Students Managed 5,588 919
Southern Regional School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
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: 2012 (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 Mckinley Ave Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Manahawkin Southern Regional Middle School
    75 Cedar Bridge Rd
    Manahawkin , NJ , 08050
    (609)597-9481
    0  mi  |  981  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Manahawkin Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award M A T Elementary School
    Vocational School
    195 Cedar Bridge Rd
    Manahawkin , NJ , 08050
    (609)978-8439
    Vocational School
    0.3  mi  |  240  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Manahawkin Oxycocus Elementary School
    250 Main St
    Manahawkin , NJ , 08050
    (609)978-5730
    1  mi  |  100  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Manahawkin Mckinley Ave Elementary School
    1000 Mckinley Ave
    Manahawkin , NJ , 08050
    (609)978-5700
    1.6  mi  |  595  students  |  Gr.  3-4
  • Manahawkin Stafford Intermediate
    1000 Mckinley Ave
    Manahawkin , NJ , 08050
    (609)978-5700
    1.6  mi  |  726  students  |  Gr.  5-6

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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