Southern Wayne High School

124 Walter Fulcher Rd

Dudley, NC 28333-8154

Tel: (919)705-6060
Grades: 9-12

1,038 students

Southern Wayne High School serves 1,038 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Southern Wayne High School operates within the Wayne County Public s School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 1038 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,038 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Students by Grade Southern Wayne High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 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 14:1 15:1
Hispanic
18%
13%
Black
40%
27%
White
33%
52%
All Ethnic Groups Southern Wayne High School Sch Ethnicity Southern Wayne 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.
0.70 0.44
Southern Wayne 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.
53%
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.
8%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 21,932 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Wayne County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
4
Number of Students Managed 21,932 1,682
Wayne County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 76% 74%
Wayne County Public s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $166 MM $19 MM
Wayne County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $167 MM $18 MM
Wayne County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,432 $11,105
Wayne County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,483 $10,880
Wayne County Public 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 Spring Creek High School (8.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Brogden Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brogden Primary (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DudleyBrogden Primary
    2253 Old Mt Olive Hwy
    DudleyNC 28333
    (919)705-6020
    1.2 mi | 818 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • DudleyBrogden Middle School
    3761 Us 117 South Alt
    DudleyNC 28333
    (919)705-6010
    2.3 mi | 524 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • Mount OliveCarver Elementary School
    400 Old Seven Springs Rd
    Mount OliveNC 28365
    (919)658-7330
    3.8 mi | 670 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • Mount OliveMount Olive Middle School
    309 Wooten St
    Mount OliveNC 28365
    (919)658-7320
    4 mi | 477 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • GoldsboroGrantham Elementary School
    174 Grantham School Rd
    GoldsboroNC 27530
    (919)689-5000
    7.3 mi | 918 students | Gr. KG-8                      

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Did You Know?
Wayne 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 0.47, which is higher than the North Carolina average of 0.44. The most diverse school district in Wayne County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.