Southern Nash High School

Southern Nash High School serves 1,247 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Southern Nash High School operates within the Nash-rocky Mount s School District.
The school district's 71% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 1247 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,247 students
Southern Nash High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Southern Nash High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Southern Nash High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 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 18:1 14:1
Southern Nash High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
19%
14%
Southern Nash High School Hispanic (1990-2013)
Black
27%
27%
Southern Nash High School Black (1988-2013)
White
51%
52%
Southern Nash High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Southern Nash High School Sch Ethnicity Southern Nash 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.
0.64 0.45
Southern Nash 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.
46%
47%
Southern Nash 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.
10%
7%
Southern Nash High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 17,176 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Nash-rocky Mount s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
29
1
Number of Students Managed 17,176 1,203
Nash-rocky Mount s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 71% 74%
Nash-rocky Mount s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $157 MM n/a
District Spending $157 MM n/a
District Revenue / Student $8,660 $0
Nash-rocky Mount s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,670 $0
Nash-rocky Mount s School 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 James Hunt High School (10.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Southern Nash Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bailey Elementary School (4.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Spring HopeSouthern Nash Middle School
    5301 South Nc Hwy 581
    Spring HopeNC 27882
    (252)937-9020
    1.9 mi | 1090 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BaileyBailey Elementary School
    6288 Pine St
    BaileyNC 27807
    (252)451-2892
    4.8 mi | 667 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Spring HopeSpring Hope Elementary School
    401 Mclean St
    Spring HopeNC 27882
    (252)451-8530
    7.1 mi | 564 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Elm CityCoopers Elementary School
    6833 Nc Hwy 58
    Elm CityNC 27822
    (252)937-9035
    8 mi | 656 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MiddlesexMiddlesex Elementary School
    13081 West Hanes Ave
    MiddlesexNC 27557
    (252)462-2815
    8.3 mi | 396 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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