Southern School Of Engineering (Closed 2017)

  • Southern School Of Engineering served 278 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 11-19% (which was lower than the North Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 30-39% (which was lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 was higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 98% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students278 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Southern School Of Engineering by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Southern School Of Engineering and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southern School Of Engineering 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 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
18%
17%
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Black
76%
26%
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White
2%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Southern School Of Engineering and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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 School Of Engineering.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.390.46
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Graduation Rate≥90%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Southern School Of Engineering and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southern School Of Engineering and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDurham Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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