South Lenoir High School

South Lenoir High School serves 802 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
South Lenoir High School operates within the Lenoir County School District.
The school district's 67% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 802 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 802 students
South Lenoir High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
South Lenoir High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade South Lenoir High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
South Lenoir High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
13%
14%
South Lenoir High School Black Students (1992-2013)
Black
14%
27%
South Lenoir High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
71%
52%
South Lenoir High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
South Lenoir High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups South Lenoir High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC 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.
0.46 0.45
South Lenoir 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.
41%
47%
South Lenoir 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.
4%
7%
South Lenoir High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,154 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,178 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,013 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 27% over four years.
School District Name Lenoir County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
1
Number of Students Managed 10,154 1,330
Lenoir County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 67% 74%
Lenoir County School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $86 MM $19 MM
Lenoir County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $85 MM $18 MM
Lenoir County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,178 $11,105
Lenoir County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,013 $10,880
Lenoir County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lenoir County Early College High School (9.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Caswell Center (10 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Moss Hill Elementary School (4.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • KinstonMoss Hill Elementary School
    6040 Hwy 55 West
    KinstonNC 28504
    (252)569-5071
    4.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 499 students                      
  • Pink HillPink Hill Elementary School
    2666 Hc Turner Rd
    Pink HillNC 28572
    (252)568-4176
    6.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 483 students                      
  • KinstonSouthwood Elementary School
    1245 Hwy 58 South
    KinstonNC 28504
    (252)527-9081
    9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 369 students                      
  • AlbertsonB F Grady Elementary School
    2627 North Nc 11 And 903
    AlbertsonNC 28508
    (252)568-3487
    9.3 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 897 students                      
  • KinstonBanks Elementary School
    2148 Falling Creek Rd
    KinstonNC 28504
    (252)527-9470
    9.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 547 students                      

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