Southern Guilford High School

  • Southern Guilford High School serves 1,066 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Southern Guilford High School's student population of 1,066 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,066 students
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Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southern Guilford High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southern Guilford High School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#1495 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southern Guilford High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
8%
3%
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Hispanic
25%
17%
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Black
40%
26%
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White
24%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southern Guilford High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.720.67
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Graduation Rate
92%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGuilford County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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