South Lenoir High School

South Lenoir High School serves 804 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
South Lenoir High School operates within the Lenoir County Public s School District.
The school district's 67% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 804 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 804 students
South Lenoir High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
South Lenoir High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade South Lenoir High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 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 16:1 15:1
South Lenoir High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
South Lenoir High School Asian (1997-2010)
Hispanic
13%
13%
South Lenoir High School Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
13%
27%
South Lenoir High School Black (1988-2012)
White
69%
52%
South Lenoir High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups South Lenoir High School Sch Ethnicity South Lenoir 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.
0.49 0.89
South Lenoir 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.
37%
45%
South Lenoir High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
7%
8%
South Lenoir High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,344 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Lenoir County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
4
Number of Students Managed 10,344 1,682
Lenoir County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 67% 74%
Lenoir County Public s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $86 MM $19 MM
District Spending $85 MM $18 MM
Lenoir County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,178 $11,105
Lenoir County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,013 $10,880
Lenoir County Public 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 Lenoir Co 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 Students Grades
  • Kinston Moss Hill Elementary School
    6040 Hwy 55 West
    Kinston , NC , 28504
    (252)569-5071
    4.5  mi  |  505  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Pink Hill Pink Hill Elementary School
    202 South Central Ave
    Pink Hill , NC , 28572
    (252)568-4176
    6.6  mi  |  524  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Kinston Southwood Elementary School
    1245 Hwy 58 South
    Kinston , NC , 28504
    (252)527-9081
    9  mi  |  343  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Albertson B F Grady Elementary School
    2627 North Nc 11 And 903
    Albertson , NC , 28508
    (252)568-3487
    9.3  mi  |  943  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Kinston Banks Elementary School
    2148 Falling Creek Rd
    Kinston , NC , 28504
    (252)527-9470
    9.6  mi  |  560  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Did You Know?
Lenoir 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 0.39, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.89. The most diverse school district in Lenoir County is Children's Village Academy School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.