Southern Wayne High School

Southern Wayne High School serves 1,025 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Southern Wayne High School operates within the Wayne County School District.
Wayne County School District's 76% graduation rate is equal to the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 1025 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,025 students
Southern Wayne High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Southern Wayne High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Southern Wayne High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Southern Wayne High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Southern Wayne High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
27%
15%
Southern Wayne High School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
34%
26%
Southern Wayne High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
33%
51%
Southern Wayne High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
6%
4%
Southern Wayne 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.
0.71 0.65
Southern Wayne 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.
60%
47%
Southern Wayne 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.
5%
7%
Southern Wayne High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Wayne County School District's student population of 19,197 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,302 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Wayne County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
1
Number of Students Managed 19,197 834
Wayne County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 76% 76%
Wayne County School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $162 MM n/a
Wayne County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $161 MM n/a
Wayne County School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,302 n/a
Wayne County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,252 n/a
Wayne 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 Spring Creek High School (8.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Brogden Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brogden Primary (1.2 miles away)
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    1.2 miles
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    (919)705-6020
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  • DudleyBrogden Middle School
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    2.3 miles
    3761 Us 117 South Alt
    DudleyNC 28333
    (919)705-6010
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    Grades: PK-4 | 617 students
    3.8 miles
    400 Old Seven Springs Rd
    Mount OliveNC 28365
    (919)658-7330
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    4 miles
    309 Wooten St
    Mount OliveNC 28365
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    7.3 miles
    174 Grantham School Rd
    GoldsboroNC 27530
    (919)689-5000
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