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.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is equal to the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 1025 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 11% 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 stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 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 15:1 16:1
Southern Wayne High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
27%
15%
Southern Wayne High School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
34%
26%
Southern Wayne High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
33%
51%
Southern Wayne High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
6%
4%
Southern Wayne High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Southern Wayne High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC 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.
0.71 0.45
Southern Wayne High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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 (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.
5%
7%
Southern Wayne High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The 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 district revenue/student of $8,302 is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,252 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Wayne County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
1
Number of Students Managed 19,197 1,120
Wayne County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 76% 76%
Wayne County School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $162 MM $18 MM
Wayne County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $161 MM $18 MM
Wayne County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,302 $10,864
Wayne County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,252 $10,591
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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    DudleyNC 28333
    (919)705-6020
    1.2PK-4806
  • DudleyBrogden Middle School
    2.3 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 522 students3761 Us 117 South Alt
    DudleyNC 28333
    (919)705-6010
    2.35-8522
  • Mount OliveCarver Elementary School
    3.8 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 617 students400 Old Seven Springs Rd
    Mount OliveNC 28365
    (919)658-7330
    3.8PK-4617
  • Mount OliveMount Olive Middle School
    4 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 452 students309 Wooten St
    Mount OliveNC 28365
    (919)658-7320
    45-8452
  • GoldsboroGrantham Elementary School
    7.3 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 900 students174 Grantham School Rd
    GoldsboroNC 27530
    (919)689-5000
    7.3KG-8900

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