Surry Central High School

  • Surry Central High School serves 801 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 50%.
  • Surry Central High School operates within the Surry County s School District.
  • Surry County s School District's 71% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 801 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 801 students
Surry Central High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Surry Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Surry Central High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Surry Central High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less 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 17:1 16:1
Surry Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Hispanic
n/a
16%
Surry Central High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
n/a
26%
Surry Central High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
n/a
50%
Surry Central High School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Surry Central High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
4%
Surry Central High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
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.
0.42 0.45
Surry Central 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.
45%
52%
Surry Central 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.
9%
5%
Surry Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Surry County s School District's student population of 8,452 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,674 in this district is less than the state average of $11,110. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,002 is less than the state average of $11,529. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Surry County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
1
Number of Students Managed 8,452 912
Surry County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 71% 76%
Surry County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $72 MM $10 MM
Surry County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $75 MM $11 MM
Surry County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,674 $11,110
Surry County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,002 $11,529
Surry County s 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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