South Florence High School

South Florence High School serves 1,642 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
South Florence High School operates within the Florence 01 School District.
The school district's 67% graduation rate is higher than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1642 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,642 students
South Florence High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 89 teachers
South Florence High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade South Florence 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 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
South Florence High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
3%
7%
South Florence High School Hispanic (2000-2013)
Black
48%
36%
South Florence High School Black (1988-2013)
White
48%
52%
South Florence High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups South Florence High School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average 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.
0.54 0.41
South Florence 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.
51%
52%
South Florence High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2013)
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.
5%
7%
South Florence High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 17,356 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Florence 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
7
Number of Students Managed 17,356 4,140
Florence 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 67% 66%
Florence 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $151 MM $37 MM
District Spending $155 MM $43 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,606 $9,170
Florence 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,906 $10,604
Florence 01 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Florence Career Center (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Southside Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Choices Charter (2.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • FlorenceFlorence Career Center
    Vocational School
    126 East Howe Springs Rd
    FlorenceSC 29505
    (843)664-8465
    Vocational School

    0 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • FlorenceSouthside Middle School
    200 East Howe Springs Rd
    FlorenceSC 29505
    (843)664-8467
    0.1 mi | 889 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • FlorenceChoices Charter
    Charter School
    400 West Freight Rd
    FlorenceSC 29501
    (843)664-8993
    Charter School

    2.5 mi | 10 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • FlorenceGreenwood Elementary School
    2300 East Howe Springs Rd
    FlorenceSC 29505
    (843)664-8451
    2.5 mi | 804 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • EffinghamDewey-carter Elementary School
    4937 South Irby St
    EffinghamSC 29541
    (843)664-8479
    3 mi | 819 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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