Sullivan South High School

1236 Moreland Dr

Kingsport, TN 37664-5222

Grades: 9-12

973 students

Sullivan South High School serves 973 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Sullivan South High School operates within the Sullivan County School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 973 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 973 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
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 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
White
99%
66%
Two or more races
1%
1%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.02 0.26
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.
22%
51%
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.
6%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,331 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Sullivan County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
8
Number of Students Managed 12,331 3,473
Graduation Rate 70% 80%
District Total Revenue $100 MM $28 MM
District Spending $97 MM $28 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,397 $8,477
District Spending / Student $8,133 $8,379
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dobyns - Bennett High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Colonial Heights Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rock Springs Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • KingsportRock Springs Elementary School
    1238 Moreland Dr
    KingsportTN 37664
    (423)354-1380
    0 mi | 443 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • KingsportColonial Heights Middle School
    415 Lebanon Rd
    KingsportTN 37663
    (423)354-1360
    1.9 mi | 503 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • KingsportJohnson Elementary School
    1001 Ormond Dr
    KingsportTN 37664
    (423)378-2300
    2.6 mi | 517 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • KingsportRobinson Middle School
    1517 Jessee St
    KingsportTN 37664
    (423)378-2200
    2.9 mi | 851 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • KingsportMiller Perry Elementary School
    904 Fordtown Rd
    KingsportTN 37663
    (423)354-1760
    3 mi | 455 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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