Sullivan South High School

Tel: (423)354-1300
  • Sullivan South High School serves 904 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
  • Sullivan South High School operates within the Sullivan County School District.
  • Sullivan County School District's 82% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 84%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 904 students has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 904 students
Sullivan South High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Sullivan South High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Sullivan South High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Sullivan South High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Sullivan South High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
Sullivan South High School Asian Students (1997-2014)
Hispanic
2%
8%
Sullivan South High School Black Students (1996-2015)
Black
n/a
22%
Sullivan South High School Black Students (2011-2014)
White
96%
65%
Sullivan South High School White Students (1989-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Sullivan South High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Sullivan South High School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Sullivan South High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TN 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.
0.08 0.27
Sullivan South 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.
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Sullivan South High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2013)
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.
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Sullivan South High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

  • Sullivan County School District's student population of 10,400 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,086 is higher than the state average of $9,003. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,844 is less than the state average of $9,420. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Sullivan County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
8
Number of Students Managed 10,400 3,513
Sullivan County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 82% 84%
Sullivan County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $97 MM $32 MM
Sullivan County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $94 MM $33 MM
Sullivan County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,086 $9,003
Sullivan County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,844 $9,420
Sullivan County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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