Southern High School

  • Southern High School serves 1,071 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MD average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Southern High School operates within the Anne Arundel County School District.
  • Anne Arundel County School District's 82% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1071 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,071 students
Southern High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Southern High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
Southern High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeSouthern High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Southern High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Southern High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
n/a
15%
Southern High School Black Students (2002-2014)
Black
n/a
34%
Southern High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
n/a
40%
Southern High School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Southern High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
4%
Southern High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.370.70
Southern 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.
19%
39%
Southern High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
4%
6%
Southern High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Anne Arundel County School District's student population of 78,991 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 82% has increased from 79% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,555 in this district is less than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,944 is less than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameAnne Arundel County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
121
28
Number of Students Managed78,99117,887
Anne Arundel County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate82%87%
Anne Arundel County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$1,064 MM$243 MM
Anne Arundel County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$1,095 MM$239 MM
Anne Arundel County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,555$14,280
Anne Arundel County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$13,944$14,036
Anne Arundel County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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