Southern High School

Southern High School serves 1,066 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MD average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Southern High School operates within the Anne Arundel County School District.
The school district's 82% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 1066 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,066 students
Southern High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Southern High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Southern High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Southern High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Southern High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
4%
14%
Southern High School Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
11%
35%
Southern High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
80%
41%
Southern High School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Southern High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Southern High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MD 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.
0.35 0.39
Southern High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
19%
38%
Southern 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.
3%
6%
Southern High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 78,489 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,228 is less than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,637 is higher than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Anne Arundel County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
122
26
Number of Students Managed 78,489 15,824
Anne Arundel County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 82% 87%
Anne Arundel County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $1,064 MM $243 MM
Anne Arundel County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $1,095 MM $239 MM
Anne Arundel County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $14,228 $14,280
Anne Arundel County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $14,637 $14,036
Anne Arundel County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Center Of Applied Technology-south (5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Southern Middle School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lothian Elementary At Southern Middle School (2.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LothianLothian Elementary At Southern Middle School
    2.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 437 students5235 Solomons Island Rd
    LothianMD 20711
    (410)222-1697
    2.9PK-5437
  • LothianSouthern Middle School
    3.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 803 students5235 Solomons Island Rd
    LothianMD 20711
    (410)222-1659
    3.16-8803
  • DavidsonvilleDavidsonville Elementary School
    3.6 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 707 students962 Central Ave West
    DavidsonvilleMD 21035
    (410)222-1655
    3.6KG-5707
  • EdgewaterCenter Of Applied Technology-south
    Vocational School
    5 miles | Grades: 9-12211 Central Ave East
    EdgewaterMD 21037
    (410)956-5900
    59-12n/a
  • EdgewaterCentral Middle School
    1 Negative Reviews
    5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1019 students221 Central Ave East
    EdgewaterMD 21037
    (410)956-5800
    56-81019

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