South Florence High School

  • South Florence High School serves 1,671 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • South Florence High School operates within the Florence 01 School District.
  • Florence 01 School District's 68% graduation rate is higher than the SC state average of 66%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1671 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,671 students
South Florence High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % South Florence High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 89 teachers
South Florence High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade South Florence High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
South Florence High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
South Florence High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
3%
8%
South Florence High School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
48%
35%
South Florence High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
47%
52%
South Florence High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
South Florence High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
South Florence High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups South Florence High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown SC 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.
0.55 0.42
South Florence High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
51%
50%
South Florence High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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%
6%
South Florence High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Florence 01 School District's student population of 16,433 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,664 in this district is less than the state average of $11,413. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,284 is higher than the state average of $10,999. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Florence 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
6
Number of Students Managed 16,433 3,454
Florence 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 66%
Florence 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $174 MM $39 MM
Florence 01 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $184 MM $38 MM
Florence 01 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,664 $11,413
Florence 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,284 $10,999
Florence 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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