Southern Nash High School

Southern Nash High School serves 1,161 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 49%.
Southern Nash High School operates within the Nash-rocky Mount s School District.
Nash-rocky Mount s School District's 75% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 1161 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,161 students
Southern Nash High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Southern Nash High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Southern Nash High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Southern Nash High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 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
Southern Nash High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
20%
15%
Southern Nash High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
25%
26%
Southern Nash High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
51%
51%
Southern Nash High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Southern Nash 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.
0.64 0.45
Southern Nash 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.
48%
47%
Southern Nash 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.
10%
7%
Southern Nash High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Nash-rocky Mount s School District's student population of 16,007 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,652 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,868 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Nash-rocky Mount s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
29
1
Number of Students Managed 16,007 834
Nash-rocky Mount s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 76%
Nash-rocky Mount s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $154 MM $18 MM
Nash-rocky Mount s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $158 MM $18 MM
Nash-rocky Mount s School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $8,652 $10,864
Nash-rocky Mount s School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $8,868 $10,591
Nash-rocky Mount s School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
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 James Hunt High School (10.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Southern Nash Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bailey Elementary School (4.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Spring HopeSouthern Nash Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 877 students
    1.8 miles
    5301 South Nc Hwy 581
    Spring HopeNC 27882
    (252)937-9020
    1.86-8877
  • BaileyBailey Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 631 students
    4.9 miles
    6288 Pine St
    BaileyNC 27807
    (252)451-2892
    4.9PK-5631
  • Spring HopeSpring Hope Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 515 students
    6.9 miles
    401 Mclean St
    Spring HopeNC 27882
    (252)451-8530
    6.9PK-5515
  • Elm CityCoopers Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 604 students
    8 miles
    6833 Nc Hwy 58
    Elm CityNC 27822
    (252)937-9035
    8PK-5604
  • MiddlesexMiddlesex Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 363 students
    8.4 miles
    13081 West Hanes Ave
    MiddlesexNC 27557
    (252)462-2815
    8.4PK-5363

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