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Southern High School
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  • Public
  • GRAHAM, NC

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade C+
  4. College Prep
    grade B minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C
  6. Administration
    grade C+
  7. Sports
    grade B
  8. Food
    grade C
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade C

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Southern High School is a public school located in GRAHAM, NC. It has 1,326 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 69% of students are at least proficient in math and 54% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
54%
Percent Proficient - Math
69%
Average Graduation Rate
89%
Average SAT
1150
99 responses
Average ACT
23
71 responses
AP Enrollment
17%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$86,000
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$876
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$226,000
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
79%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 14 responses
Poll
57%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 14 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 31 responses
  • Special olympics
    19%
  • Spirit Week
    19%
  • Holiday cheer
    13%
  • Dance concerts
    10%
  • Football Games
    10%
  • Pep rallies
    10%
  • Homecoming
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,326
Free or Reduced Lunch
23%
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 14 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 14 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 14 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$44,250
Teachers in First/Second Year
6%
53%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 17 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 17 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 17 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$8,846 / year
National
$12,239
82%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 22 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 22 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 22 responses

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