Surry Central High School

Surry Central High School serves 781 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC 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 49%.
Surry Central High School operates within the Surry County s School District.
The school district's 71% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 781 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 781 students
Surry Central High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Surry Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Surry Central High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Surry Central High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less 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 17:1 16:1
Surry Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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.
0.41 0.45
Surry Central 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.
49%
47%
Surry Central 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%
Surry Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,271 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,689 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 56% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,770 is higher than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 40% over four years.
School District Name Surry County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
1
Number of Students Managed 8,271 1,120
Surry County s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 71% 76%
Surry County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $112 MM $18 MM
Surry County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $95 MM $18 MM
Surry County s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,689 $10,864
Surry County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,770 $10,591
Surry County s 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 Surry Early College High School Design (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Central Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dobson Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DobsonSurry Early College High School Design
    0.1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 304 students630 South Main St
    DobsonNC 27017
    (336)386-3621
    0.19-12304
  • DobsonDobson Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 385 students400 West Atkins St
    DobsonNC 27017
    (336)386-8913
    1.1PK-5385
  • DobsonRockford Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 365 students719 Rockford Rd
    DobsonNC 27017
    (336)374-6300
    1.3PK-5365
  • DobsonCentral Middle School
    1.6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 696 students883 Zephyr Rd
    DobsonNC 27017
    (336)386-4018
    1.66-8696
  • DobsonCopeland Elementary School
    4.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 347 students948 Copeland School Rd
    DobsonNC 27017
    (336)374-2572
    4.7PK-5347

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