Southside High School

Tel: (252)940-1881
Grades: 9-12

438 students

Southside High School serves 438 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Southside High School operates within the Beaufort County s School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 438 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 438 students
Southside High School Total Students (2001-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Southside High School Total Classroom Teachers (2001-2012)
Students by Grade Southside High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.89. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Southside High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2001-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Southside High School Asian (2001-2002)
Hispanic
5%
13%
Southside High School Hispanic (2003-2012)
Black
39%
27%
Southside High School Black (2001-2012)
White
50%
52%
Southside High School White (2001-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Southside High School Sch Ethnicity Southside 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.
0.60 0.89
Southside High School Diversity Score (2001-2012)
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.
55%
45%
Southside High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
9%
8%
Southside High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,156 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Beaufort County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
4
Number of Students Managed 7,156 1,682
Beaufort County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 72% 74%
Beaufort County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $73 MM $19 MM
District Spending $71 MM $18 MM
Beaufort County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,404 $11,105
Beaufort County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,214 $10,880
Beaufort County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is B C Ed Technical Center (6.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Chocowinity Middle School (5.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chocowinity Primary (4.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Chocowinity Chocowinity Primary
    606 Gray Rd
    Chocowinity , NC , 27817
    (252)946-3881
    4.3  mi  |  602  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Chocowinity Chocowinity Middle School
    3831 Us Hwy 17 South
    Chocowinity , NC , 27817
    (252)946-6191
    5.1  mi  |  460  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Washington B C Ed Technical Center
    Alternative School
    511 Harvey St
    Washington , NC , 27899
    (252)946-5382
    Alternative School
    6.9  mi  |  50  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Washington Eastern Elementary School
    947 Hudnell St
    Washington , NC , 27889
    (252)946-1611
    7  mi  |  663  students  |  Gr.  PK-1
  • Washington P S Jones Middle School
    230 East 8th St
    Washington , NC , 27889
    (252)946-0874
    7.1  mi  |  806  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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  • Recommended July 07, 2009 - The school is a newer school that is going into the 21st century. It has great teachers and a wonderful environment. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Did You Know?
Beaufort County, NC 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 0.59, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.89. The most diverse school district in Beaufort County is Beaufort County Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.