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 0
9 468
10 296
11 268
12 284

South High School is a public high school of the School District No. 1 in the County of Denver and State of C located in Denver, CO. It has 1,316 students in grades 9th through 12th. South High School is the 78th largest public high school in Colorado and the 4,053rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,316
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 81.53

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South High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 690
(52%)
12,142
(51%)
 Female 626
(48%)
11,878
(49%)

South High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 402
(31%)
14,050
(58%)
 White 329
(25%)
4,261
(18%)
 Black 302
(23%)
3,929
(16%)
 Asian 238
(18%)
841
(4%)
 Two or More 35
(3%)
677
(3%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
215
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
47
(0%)

South High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 872
(66%)
15,228
(63%)
 Not Eligible 381
(29%)
7,217
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 63
(5%)
1,575
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South High School is ranked 14th out of 0 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 35.3%. 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 1375
2006 1528
2007 1407
2008 1376
2009 1392
2010 1359
2011 1313
2012 1316

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.1
2006 19.1
2007 20.3
2008 19.1
2009 19
2010 18.5
2011 17.6
2012 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48872727272727
2006 0.6151832460733
2007 0.61122956645345
2008 0.58793604651163
2009 0.70545977011494
2010 0.71523178807947
2011 0.73495811119573
2012 0.71048632218845

Compare South High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,750.5% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 71.0%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,316 16.1:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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