South Lakes High School

South Lakes High School serves 2,403 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
South Lakes High School operates within the Fairfax County School District.
Fairfax County School District's 92% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 2403 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 171 teachers has grown by 52% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,403 students
South Lakes High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % South Lakes High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 171 teachers
South Lakes High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade South Lakes High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
South Lakes High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
12%
6%
South Lakes High School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
22%
13%
South Lakes High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
13%
23%
South Lakes High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
47%
52%
South Lakes High School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
6%
5%
South Lakes 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.
0.70 0.42
South Lakes 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.
20%
33%
South Lakes 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.
4%
6%
South Lakes High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Fairfax County School District's student population of 183,417 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 92% has increased from 83% over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,671 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,883 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Fairfax County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
218
4
Number of Students Managed 183,417 3,815
Fairfax County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 92% 79%
Fairfax County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,351 MM $42 MM
Fairfax County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,387 MM $42 MM
Fairfax County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,671 $10,576
Fairfax County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,883 $10,658
Fairfax County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Herndon High School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hughes Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Terraset Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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