South Lenoir High School

3355 Old Hwy 11 South

Deep Run, NC 28525
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (252)568-6161
  • South Lenoir High School serves 799 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • South Lenoir High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 50%.
  • South Lenoir High School operates within the Lenoir County School District.
  • Lenoir County School District's 79% graduation rate is lower than the North Carolina state average of 88%.

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School Overview

  • South Lenoir High School's student population of 799 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students799 students
South Lenoir High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %South Lenoir High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
South Lenoir High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeSouth Lenoir High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • South Lenoir High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2538 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Lenoir High School is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
47%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
47%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
South Lenoir High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
American Indian
n/a
1%
South Lenoir High School American Indian Students (2011-2014)
Asian
n/a
3%
South Lenoir High School Asian Students (1997-2010)
Hispanic
16%
16%
South Lenoir High School Black Students (1992-2016)
Black
18%
26%
South Lenoir High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
64%
50%
South Lenoir High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
2%
4%
South Lenoir High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsSouth Lenoir High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.540.46
South Lenoir High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate
83%
88%
South Lenoir High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
52%
South Lenoir High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
South Lenoir High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of South Lenoir High School is Lenoir County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 272 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Lenoir County School District's student population of 9,079 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 79% has increased from 72% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,609 is higher than the state average of $8,969. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $8,963 is higher than the state average of $8,766. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameLenoir County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    17
    1
    Number of Students Managed9,079870
    Lenoir County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    31%
    47%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    34%
    47%
    District Graduation Rate
    79%
    88%
    District Total Revenue$90 MM$8 MM
    District Spending$84 MM$8 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,609$8,969
    District Spending / Student$8,963$8,766
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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