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
9 549
10 386
11 317
12 313

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 1,565 students in grades 9th through 12th. South High School is the 57th largest public high school in Colorado and the 3,096th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,565
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 94.06
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,096th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 57th out of 501
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 252nd out of 496
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 32nd out of 496

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South High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 820
(52%)
13,298
(49%)
 Male 745
(48%)
13,634
(51%)

South High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 533
(34%)
16,099
(60%)
 White 418
(27%)
4,814
(18%)
 Black 363
(23%)
3,988
(15%)
 Asian 175
(11%)
890
(3%)
 Two or More 55
(4%)
847
(3%)
 American Indian 18
(1%)
230
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
64
(0%)

South High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 927
(59%)
16,626
(62%)
 Not Eligible 513
(33%)
8,097
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 125
(8%)
2,209
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South High School is ranked 11th out of 485 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 36.7%. 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
2013 1370
2014 1403
2015 1565

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
2013 17.9
2014 16
2015 16.6

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
2013 0.72408759124088
2014 0.69422665716322
2015 0.67220447284345

Compare South High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
1,761.6% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 67.2%
 

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