South Sumter High School

South Sumter High School serves 1,055 students in grades 6 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
South Sumter High School operates within the Sumter School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1055 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 1,055 students
South Sumter High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % South Sumter High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
South Sumter High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade South Sumter High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
South Sumter High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
13%
30%
South Sumter High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
9%
23%
South Sumter High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
75%
41%
South Sumter High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
South Sumter 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.
0.42 0.46
South Sumter 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.
54%
52%
South Sumter High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
9%
6%
South Sumter High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Sumter School District's student population of 8,282 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,709 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,729 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Sumter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
22
Number of Students Managed 8,282 10,137
Sumter School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $73 MM $132 MM
Sumter School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $74 MM $140 MM
Sumter School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,709 $11,888
Sumter School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,729 $12,571
Sumter School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Contracted Residential Services (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Contracted Residential Services (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bushnell Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BushnellBushnell Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 775 students
    0.7 miles
    218 West Flannery Ave
    BushnellFL 33513
    (352)793-3501
    0.7PK-5775
  • BushnellContracted Residential ServicesSpecial Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 1 students
    2.4 miles
    2680 West County Rd 476
    BushnellFL 33513
    (352)793-2315
    2.4PK-121
  • BushnellSumter County Virtual Instruction Program
    Grades: 1-12 | 2 students
    2.4 miles
    2680 Wc 476
    BushnellFL 33513
    (352)793-2315
    2.41-122
  • BushnellSumter Virtual Franchise
    Grades: 6-12
    2.4 miles
    2680 Wc 476
    BushnellFL 33513
    (352)793-2315
    2.46-12n/a
  • WebsterSouth Sumter Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 829 students
    4.6 miles
    773 Nw 10th Ave
    WebsterFL 33597
    (352)793-2232
    4.66-8829

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