Shawnee Mission South High School



Shawnee Mission South High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shawnee Mission 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
9 445
10 365
11 326
12 299
UG 40

Shawnee Mission South High School is a public high school of the Shawnee Mission Public School District located in Shawnee Mission, KS. It has 1,475 students in grades 7th through 12th. Shawnee Mission South High School is the 28th largest public high school in Kansas and the 3,450th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,475
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 86.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,450th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 28th out of 354
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 317th out of 339
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 29th out of 339

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Shawnee Mission South High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 754
(51%)
6,123
(49%)
 Male 721
(49%)
6,297
(51%)

Shawnee Mission South High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,003
(68%)
8,208
(66%)
 Hispanic 237
(16%)
2,096
(17%)
 Black 127
(9%)
1,127
(9%)
 Asian 55
(4%)
358
(3%)
 Two or More 48
(3%)
578
(5%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
35
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
18
(0%)

Shawnee Mission South High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,039
(70%)
8,315
(67%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 342
(23%)
3,226
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 94
(6%)
879
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Shawnee Mission South High School is ranked 42nd out of 354 ranked schools in Kansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shawnee Mission South High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.6%) is lower than the state average of 43.1%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Shawnee Mission South High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1749
2006 1665
2007 1623
2008 1525
2009 1492
2010 1448
2011 1420
2012 1343
2013 1362
2014 1392
2015 1475

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 14.1
2007 15.9
2008 14.4
2009 16
2010 16.4
2011 15.7
2012 16.6
2013 17.6
2014 16.4
2015 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.081189251000572
2006 0.089489489489489
2007 0.11028958718423
2008 0.16655737704918
2009 0.20040214477212
2010 0.22859116022099
2011 0.25140845070423
2012 0.25763216679077
2013 0.26064610866373
2014 0.26652298850575
2015 0.29559322033898

Compare Shawnee Mission South High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.2% 13.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.6%
 
State Average 43.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Shawnee Mission South High School
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public 07 - 12 1,475 17.1:1  
Indian Woods Middle School
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Public 07 - 08 739 17:1 2 miles
Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy
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Private KG - 12 233 8:1 2 miles
Blue Valley North High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,514 17.3:1 3 miles
The Barstow School
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Private PK - 12 710 9:1 3 miles
Shawnee Mission West High School
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public 06 - 12 1,810 16.6:1 4 miles
Shawnee Mission East High School
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public 07 - 12 1,743 19:1 4 miles
Kansas City Christian School
Prairie Village, KS
Private PK - 12 465 11:1 4 miles
Westridge Middle School
Shawnee Mission, KS
Public 07 - 08 866 15.5:1 4 miles
Rockhurst High School
Kansas City, MO
Private 09 - 12 1,016 11:1 4 miles
Gillis Center School
Kansas City, MO
Private KG - 12 98 6:1 5 miles
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