South Florence High School

South Florence High School serves 1,637 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% 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.
Florence 01 School District's 68% graduation rate is higher than the SC state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 1637 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 1,637 students
South Florence High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % South Florence High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 89 teachers
South Florence High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade South Florence High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
South Florence High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
3%
7%
South Florence High School Black Students (2004-2014)
Black
49%
35%
South Florence High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
47%
52%
South Florence High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
South Florence High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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 0.61
South Florence High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
53%
51%
South Florence High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
6%
6%
South Florence High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Florence 01 School District's student population of 16,265 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,512 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Florence 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
7
Number of Students Managed 16,265 3,727
Florence 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 67%
Florence 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $166 MM n/a
Florence 01 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $156 MM n/a
Florence 01 School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $10,512 n/a
Florence 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,855 n/a
Florence 01 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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  • FlorenceFlorence Career CenterVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0 miles
    126 East Howe Springs Rd
    FlorenceSC 29505
    (843)664-8465
    09-12n/a
  • FlorenceSouthside Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 865 students
    0.1 miles
    200 East Howe Springs Rd
    FlorenceSC 29505
    (843)664-8467
    0.17-8865
  • FlorenceChoices CharterCharter School
    Grades: 6-12 | 13 students
    2.5 miles
    404 Freight Rd
    FlorenceSC 29501
    (843)664-8993
    2.56-1213
  • FlorenceGreenwood Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 789 students
    2.5 miles
    2300 East Howe Springs Rd
    FlorenceSC 29505
    (843)664-8451
    2.5KG-6789
  • EffinghamDewey-carter Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 769 students
    3 miles
    4937 South Irby St
    EffinghamSC 29541
    (843)664-8479
    3PK-6769

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