Sullivan South High School

  • Sullivan South High School serves 878 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Sullivan South High School's student population of 878 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students878 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sullivan South High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sullivan South High School is 0.08, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#369 out of 573 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
10%
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Black
n/a
22%
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White
96%
63%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.08n/a
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Graduation Rate
98%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSullivan County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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