South High School



South High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 1
9 542
10 488
11 462
12 471

South High School is a public high school of the Kern Union High School District located in Bakersfield, CA. It has 1,964 students in grades 9th through 12th. South High School is the 400th largest public high school in California and the 1,556th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 25.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,964
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 77.91

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South High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 988
(50%)
18,513
(50%)
 Male 976
(50%)
18,557
(50%)

South High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,490
(76%)
23,004
(62%)
 Black 235
(12%)
2,347
(6%)
 White 129
(7%)
9,379
(25%)
 Asian 64
(3%)
1,328
(4%)
 Two or More 30
(2%)
668
(2%)
 American Indian 14
(1%)
284
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
60
(0%)

South High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,363
(69%)
19,042
(51%)
 Not Eligible 444
(23%)
15,269
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 157
(8%)
2,759
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South High School is ranked 161st out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

South High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2034
2006 1984
2007 2031
2008 2066
2009 1975
2010 1915
2011 1981
2012 1964

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.1
2006 21
2007 19.8
2008 23.6
2009 23.7
2010 N/A
2011 29.4
2012 25.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61799410029499
2006 0.64465725806452
2007 0.62973904480551
2008 0.7458857696031
2009 0.82936708860759
2010 0.8621409921671
2011 0.13023725391217
2012 0.77393075356415

Compare South High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,520.0% 25.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 77.4%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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