Southern Nash High School

Southern Nash High School serves 1,272 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher 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%.
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 1272 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,272 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Students by Grade Southern Nash High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Southern Nash High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
16%
13%
Black
27%
27%
White
50%
52%
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.
0.65 0.44
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.
42%
45%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 17,468 students has stayed relatively flat 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
27
4
Number of Students Managed 17,468 1,682
Nash-rocky Mount s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 71% 74%
Nash-rocky Mount s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $157 MM $19 MM
Nash-rocky Mount s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $157 MM $18 MM
Nash-rocky Mount s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,660 $11,105
Nash-rocky Mount s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,670 $10,880
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 (10.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Southern Nash Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bailey Elementary School (4.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Spring HopeSouthern Nash Middle School
    5301 South Nc 581
    Spring HopeNC 27882
    (252)478-4807
    1.8 mi | 1089 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BaileyBailey Elementary School
    6288 Pine St
    BaileyNC 27807
    (252)451-2892
    4.9 mi | 663 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Spring HopeSpring Hope Elementary School
    401 Mclean St
    Spring HopeNC 27882
    (252)478-4835
    6.9 mi | 559 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Elm CityCoopers Elementary School
    6833 South Nc 58
    Elm CityNC 27822
    (252)937-5612
    8 mi | 689 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MiddlesexMiddlesex Elementary School
    13081 West Hanes Rd
    MiddlesexNC 27557
    (252)235-5209
    8.4 mi | 389 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Nash 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 0.52, which is higher than the North Carolina average of 0.44. The most diverse school district in Nash County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.