Sullivan South High School

1236 Moreland Dr

Kingsport, TN 37664-5222

Tel: (423)354-1300
Grades 9-12
926 students
Sullivan South High School serves 926 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the TN average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 35%.
Sullivan South High School operates within the Sullivan County School District.
Sullivan County School District's 82% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 926 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 926 students
Sullivan South High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Sullivan South High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Sullivan South High School Total Teachers (1988-2014)
Students by Grade Sullivan South High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.03 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Sullivan South High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
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.
0.03 0.26
Sullivan South 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.
28%
51%
Sullivan South High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
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%
7%
Sullivan South High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

Sullivan County School District's student population of 10,657 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has increased from 68% over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,527 in this district is less than the state average of $8,707. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,782 is higher than the state average of $8,563. The district spending/student has declined by 16% over four years.
School District Name Sullivan County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
8
Number of Students Managed 10,657 3,515
Sullivan County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 82% 83%
Sullivan County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $100 MM $30 MM
Sullivan County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $103 MM $29 MM
Sullivan County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,527 $8,707
Sullivan County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,782 $8,563
Sullivan County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Dobyns - Bennett High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Colonial Heights Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rock Springs Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • KingsportRock Springs Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 459 students
    0 miles
    1238 Moreland Dr
    KingsportTN 37664
    (423)354-1380
    0PK-5459
  • KingsportColonial Heights Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 467 students
    1.9 miles
    415 Lebanon Rd
    KingsportTN 37663
    (423)354-1365
    1.96-8467
  • KingsportJohnson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 538 students
    2.6 miles
    1001 Ormond Dr
    KingsportTN 37664
    (423)378-2300
    2.6PK-5538
  • KingsportRobinson Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 850 students
    2.9 miles
    1517 Jessee St
    KingsportTN 37664
    (423)378-2200
    2.96-8850
  • KingsportMiller Perry Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 400 students
    3 miles
    904 Fordtown Rd
    KingsportTN 37663
    (423)354-1760
    3KG-5400

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