Southside High School
CEEB Code: 340743
Main Office: (252) 940-1881
Principal: Mr. Justin Holt
Assistant Principal: Mr. Damon Walcott
School Counselors: Mrs. Kendra Ratliff, Dr. Jennifer Burruss
Southside High School serves a rural community whose largest workforce is in manufacturing, farming, and small business. All students in Beaufort County Schools receive free breakfast and lunch.
Southside High School is a four-year public high school with an enrollment of 420 students in grades 9-12. The school has been open since 1999 and graduated its first senior class in the spring of 2000. Southside High School is accredited by AdvancEd.
Students are enrolled in four classes each semester and are on a block schedule. Students are able to obtain up to 4 credits each semester; totaling 8 credits in a single academic year.
There are 3 AP courses: Calculus AB and English Language and Composition (offered periodically), and English Literature and Composition.
There are honors level course offerings in each core academic area and in most Career Technical Education courses.
Students who are eligible can enroll in the Career and College Promise program offered through Beaufort County Community College. Students are able to take online or seated courses for college credit.
Class rank is determined by weighted grade point average, which is based on a 5.0 grading scale.
Grade Point Average (GPA):
A student's GPA is calculated using quality points based on final grades from each semester, which includes any earned summer credits.
Students satisfy graduation requirements by earning 28 credits:
12 Elective credits
Class of 2022:
Post High School Placement:
32%-4 year college/university
48%-2 year Community college
13%-Enlist in the military
7%-Enter the workforce
62.3% received a WorkKeys Certification
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