Southern Wayne High School

  • Southern Wayne High School serves 1,120 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
  • Southern Wayne High School operates within the Wayne County School District.
  • Wayne County School District's 76% graduation rate is equal to the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1120 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,120 students
Southern Wayne High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Southern Wayne High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Southern Wayne High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Southern Wayne High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Southern Wayne High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Southern Wayne High School Asian Students (1998-2014)
Hispanic
27%
16%
Southern Wayne High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
36%
26%
Southern Wayne High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
33%
50%
Southern Wayne High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Southern Wayne High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Southern Wayne High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Southern Wayne High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC 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.
0.69 0.45
Southern Wayne 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.
59%
52%
Southern Wayne 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.
5%
5%
Southern Wayne High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Wayne County School District's student population of 19,249 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $7,976 in this district is less than the state average of $11,110. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,169 is less than the state average of $11,529. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Wayne County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
1
Number of Students Managed 19,249 912
Wayne County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 76% 76%
Wayne County School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $153 MM $10 MM
Wayne County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $157 MM $11 MM
Wayne County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $7,976 $11,110
Wayne County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,169 $11,529
Wayne County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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