Sussex Central High School

Sussex Central High School serves 1,228 students in grades 8 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 53%.
Sussex Central High School operates within the Indian River School District.
Indian River School District's 84% graduation rate is higher than the DE state average of 71%.

School Overview

The student population of 1228 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,228 students
Sussex Central High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Sussex Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 87 teachers
Sussex Central High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Sussex Central High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Sussex Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Sussex Central High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
27%
15%
Sussex Central High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
16%
31%
Sussex Central High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
52%
47%
Sussex Central High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Sussex Central High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
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.
0.64 0.52
Sussex Central 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.
44%
39%
Sussex Central 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.
n/a n/a
Sussex Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

Indian River School District's student population of 9,313 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 76% over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,004 is higher than the state average of $7,010. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,109 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Indian River School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
1
Number of Students Managed 9,313 970
Indian River   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 84% 71%
Indian River   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2014)
District Total Revenue $113 MM $8 MM
Indian River   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $114 MM $9 MM
Indian River   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,004 $7,010
Indian River   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,109 $7,367
Indian River   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Carver (g.w.) Educational Center (4.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Millsboro Middle School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Millsboro Elementary School (4 miles away)
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    GeorgetownDE 19947
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    4 miles
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    4.9 miles
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