South Lenoir High School

South Lenoir High School serves 824 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
South Lenoir High School operates within the Lenoir County School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 824 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 824 students
South Lenoir High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % South Lenoir High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
South Lenoir High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade South Lenoir High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
South Lenoir High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
15%
15%
South Lenoir High School Black Students (1992-2014)
Black
16%
26%
South Lenoir High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
67%
51%
South Lenoir High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
2%
4%
South Lenoir High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups South Lenoir High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC 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.
0.51 0.45
South Lenoir 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.
39%
47%
South Lenoir 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%
7%
South Lenoir High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,143 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,593 is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 29% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,948 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Lenoir County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
1
Number of Students Managed 9,143 1,120
Lenoir County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 70% 76%
Lenoir County School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $90 MM $18 MM
Lenoir County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $84 MM $18 MM
Lenoir County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,593 $10,864
Lenoir County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,948 $10,591
Lenoir County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Lenoir County Early College High School (9.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Caswell Center (10 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Moss Hill Elementary School (4.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • KinstonMoss Hill Elementary School
    4.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 489 students6040 Hwy 55 West
    KinstonNC 28504
    (252)569-5071
    4.5KG-5489
  • Pink HillPink Hill Elementary School
    6.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 470 students2666 Hc Turner Rd
    Pink HillNC 28572
    (252)568-4176
    6.6PK-5470
  • KinstonSouthwood Elementary School
    9 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 364 students1245 Hwy 58 South
    KinstonNC 28504
    (252)527-9081
    9KG-5364
  • AlbertsonB F Grady Elementary School
    9.3 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 917 students2627 North Nc 11 And 903
    AlbertsonNC 28508
    (252)568-3487
    9.3PK-8917
  • KinstonBanks Elementary School
    9.6 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 535 students2148 Falling Creek Rd
    KinstonNC 28504
    (252)527-9470
    9.6KG-5535

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