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
7 112
8 127
9 185
10 109
11 131
12 85

South High School is a public high school of the Columbus City School District located in Columbus, OH. It has 749 students in grades 7th through 12th. South High School is the 250th largest public high school in Ohio and the 7,714th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.3 to 1.

Total Students: 749
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 49

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South High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 413
(55%)
7,354
(51%)
 Female 336
(45%)
7,049
(49%)

South High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 500
(67%)
9,430
(65%)
 White 204
(27%)
3,340
(23%)
 Two or More 19
(3%)
341
(2%)
 Hispanic 14
(2%)
848
(6%)
 Asian 11
(1%)
409
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
34
(0%)

South High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 566
(76%)
9,008
(63%)
 Not Eligible 167
(22%)
4,764
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(2%)
631
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South High School is ranked 59th out of 0 ranked schools in Ohio, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 42.1%. 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 720
2006 618
2007 547
2008 489
2009 546
2010 511
2011 487
2012 749

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.5
2006 20.6
2007 16.1
2008 14
2009 16.1
2010 13.8
2011 12.5
2012 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.45138888888889
2006 0.73624595469256
2007
2008 0.76278118609407
2009 0.53846153846154
2010 0.81996086105675
2011 0.85215605749487
2012 0.77703604806409

Compare South High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,619.8% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 42.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 77.7%
 

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South High School
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Public 07 - 12 749 15.3:1  
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Private 09 - 12 638 19:1 3 miles
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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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