South Dearborn High School

5770 Highlander Dr

Aurora, IN 47001-9460

Tel: (812)926-3772
Grades 9-12
929 students
South Dearborn High School serves 929 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the IN average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
South Dearborn High School operates within the South Dearborn Com Corp School District.
The school district's 79% graduation rate is lower than the IN state average of 81%.

School Overview

The student population of 929 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 929 students
South Dearborn High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % South Dearborn High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
South Dearborn High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade South Dearborn High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 18:1
South Dearborn High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
1%
10%
South Dearborn High School Black Students (2012-2014)
White
98%
71%
South Dearborn High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
1%
4%
South Dearborn High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups South Dearborn High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IN All Ethnic Groups 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.
0.04 0.27
South Dearborn High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
33%
41%
South Dearborn High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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%
8%
South Dearborn High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,749 students has decreased by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,260 is less than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,322 is higher than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name South Dearborn Com Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,749 1,472
South Dearborn Com  Corp School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 79% 81%
South Dearborn Com  Corp School District Graduation Rate (2002-2010)
District Total Revenue $34 MM $19 MM
South Dearborn Com  Corp School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $31 MM $16 MM
South Dearborn Com  Corp School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,260 $12,273
South Dearborn Com  Corp School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,322 $10,163
South Dearborn Com  Corp School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Lawrenceburg High School (4.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Dearborn Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Aurora Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • AuroraSouth Dearborn Middle School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 453 students5850 Squire Place
    AuroraIN 47001
    (812)926-6298
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    4.8 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 454 students200 Tiger Blvd
    LawrenceburgIN 47025
    (812)537-7259
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