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Southern High School

Graham, NC


Southern High School
631 Southern High Road
Graham, NC  27253
Phone: 336-570-6400
Alamance County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 4 out of 10 stars
4

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,511
Type: Regular School  
Southern High School

Southern High School


State Ranking

#326
Statewide High School Ranking: Southern High School is ranked #326 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (37th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Southern High School is a 4-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Alamance County, NC. Southern High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,511 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

84.2
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: Southern High School had a Student Growth Score of 84.2. This placed Southern High School in the 70th percentile of 2410 North Carolina public schools with student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth score measures how well schools grow student achievement over time. Scores range from 50.0 to 100.0 - with 100.0 indicating the highest growth in student achievement and 50.0 indicating the lowest.  

 North Carolina Letter Grades
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


North Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All NC Schools
State Average
English 16.4 37th 17.5
Math 18.1 35th 18.9
Reading 17.6 33rd 19.1
Science 18 38th 18.8
Writing 5.2 37th 5.6

Nearly all North Carolina public and charter school students who are enrolled in grade 11 for the first time are required to take the ACT. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Southern High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 12% - Level 5 (Superior)
 12% - Level 5 (Superior)
 34% - Level 4 (Solid)
 34% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 25% - Level 2
 25% - Level 2
 19% - Level 1
 19% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 3
 24% - Level 2
 24% - Level 2
 18% - Level 1
 18% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 3
 13% - Level 3
 20% - Level 2
 20% - Level 2
 27% - Level 1
 27% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 519
Math 511
Composite Score 1031
SAT Participation Rate 41 %

Southern High had an average SAT score of 1031 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #145 out of 491 NC high schools (70th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Southern High was 41% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in North Carolina.


Graduation Rate
 85% - Southern High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 85% - Southern High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 1%
 Asian - 1%
 Black - 9%
 Black - 9%
 Hispanic - 16%
 Hispanic - 16%
 Two or More Races - 2%
 Two or More Races - 2%
 White - 72%
 White - 72%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Southern High School for the 2016-2017 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2016-2017 school year. Rankings for Southern High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Southern Middle School 7 0.3 miles Graham, NC Regular 6-8
Alexander Wilson Elementary School 7 1.2 miles Graham, NC Regular PK-5
South Graham Elementary School 1 3.3 miles Graham, NC Regular PK-5
Ray Street Academy 1 3.8 miles Graham, NC Regular K-12
Graham Middle School 2 4.1 miles Graham, NC Regular 6-8
Edwin M Holt Elementary School 8 4.6 miles Burlington, NC Regular K-5
Harvey R Newlin Elementary School 1 4.6 miles Burlington, NC Regular PK-5
Graham High School 2 5.0 miles Graham, NC Regular 9-12
North Graham Elementary School 2 5.1 miles Graham, NC Regular PK-5
Broadview Middle School 1 5.5 miles Burlington, NC Regular 6-8
Hugh M Cummings High School 1 5.7 miles Burlington, NC Regular 9-12
Grove Park Elementary School 3 5.8 miles Burlington, NC Regular PK-5
Walter M Williams High School 4 6.2 miles Burlington, NC Regular 9-12
R Homer Andrews Elementary School 2 6.2 miles Burlington, NC Regular PK-5
Marvin B Smith Elementary School 10 6.2 miles Burlington, NC Regular PK-5
B Everett Jordan Elementary School 4 6.5 miles Graham, NC Regular K-5
Haw River Elementary School 1 6.5 miles Haw River, NC Regular PK-5
Turrentine Middle School 3 6.6 miles Burlington, NC Regular 6-8
Eastlawn Elementary School 2 6.6 miles Burlington, NC Regular PK-5
Highland Elementary School 7 7.1 miles Burlington, NC Regular K-5