Sussex Central High School

  • Sussex Central High School serves 1,316 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the DE average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 53%.
  • Sussex Central High School operates within the Indian River School District.
  • Indian River School District's 84% graduation rate is higher than the DE state average of 71%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1316 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 93 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,316 students
Sussex Central High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Sussex Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers93 teachers
Sussex Central High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeSussex Central High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
Sussex Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
1%
4%
Sussex Central High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
31%
15%
Sussex Central High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
15%
31%
Sussex Central High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
49%
47%
Sussex Central High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Sussex Central High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Sussex Central High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSussex Central High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownDE 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.
0.650.66
Sussex 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.
36%
37%
Sussex 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.
n/an/a
Sussex Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Indian River School District's student population of 9,403 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 76% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,148 is higher than the state average of $7,010. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,246 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District NameIndian River School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
1
Number of Students Managed9,403933
Indian River School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate84%71%
Indian River School District Graduation Rate (1993-2015)
District Total Revenue$113 MM$8 MM
Indian River School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$114 MM$9 MM
Indian River School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,148$7,010
Indian River School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,246$7,367
Indian River School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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