Southern Regional High School

Southern Regional High School serves 2,071 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Southern Regional High School operates within the Southern Regional School District.
Southern Regional School District's 93% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

The student population of 2071 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 146 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,071 students
Southern Regional High School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Southern Regional High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 146 teachers
Southern Regional High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Southern Regional High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
Southern Regional High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
9%
Southern Regional High School Asian Students (1992-2014)
Hispanic
5%
24%
Southern Regional High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
2%
16%
Southern Regional High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
92%
49%
Southern Regional High School White Students (1989-2014)
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.
0.15 0.42
Southern Regional 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.
17%
32%
Southern Regional High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
6%
5%
Southern Regional High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Southern Regional School District's student population of 3,063 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 93% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The revenue/student of $18,462 in this district is less than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $18,813 is less than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Southern Regional School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
2
Number of Students Managed 3,063 898
Southern Regional   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 93% 94%
Southern Regional   School District Graduation Rate (1994-2014)
District Total Revenue $57 MM $20 MM
Southern Regional   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2012)
District Spending $58 MM $20 MM
Southern Regional   School District District Spending (1992-2012)
District Revenue / Student $18,462 $19,116
Southern Regional   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2012)
District Spending / Student $18,813 $19,190
Southern Regional   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Marine Academy Of Technology And Environmental Sci (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Southern Regional Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oxycocus Elementary School (1 miles away)
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School Reviews

This is truly the greatest school in New Jersey. I can't say enough about the great teachers and academics and sports. In academics this is the best school in the county. In sports it is overall the strongest school in the shore conference. (the strongest conference in the state). This school is amazing! We have also won the Shoprite Cup which is awarded to 5 high schools in New Jersey (one in each division) with the best athletic programs in their division. Sorry it's soooo long but this isn't even the half of it.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 10/20/08
This used to be a great school to send your kids, but it is in a major decline. So many great teachers retired because of the school atmosphere, and now all the teachers are extremely young, and are only there for a few years before they are dismissed or quit. The school is cutting many programs such as the ROTC program and many others, while they invest in athletics, that don't seem to prevail. It's sad to see this school at this all time low, and hopefully with a new superintendent Craig Henry, the school can improve. But I doubt it because of the politics involved in every aspect of this school.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 04/02/08

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