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
10 495
11 431
12 393

South High School is a public high school of the Wichita School District located in Wichita, KS. It has 1,787 students in grades 9th through 12th. South High School is the 15th largest public high school in Kansas and the 2,249th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,787
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 118.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,249th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 15th out of 354
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 285th out of 339
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 8th out of 339

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South High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 931
(52%)
6,942
(51%)
 Female 856
(48%)
6,650
(49%)

South High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 701
(39%)
4,686
(34%)
 Hispanic 497
(28%)
4,347
(32%)
 Black 318
(18%)
2,558
(19%)
 Two or More 182
(10%)
1,086
(8%)
 Asian 57
(3%)
664
(5%)
 American Indian 31
(2%)
219
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
32
(0%)

South High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,179
(66%)
7,947
(58%)
 Not Eligible 445
(25%)
4,616
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 163
(9%)
1,029
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South High School is ranked 5th out of 354 ranked schools in Kansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.1%. 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 1596
2006 1671
2007 1674
2008 1511
2009 1539
2010 1501
2011 1394
2012 1485
2013 1597
2014 1701
2015 1787

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 15.8
2007 20.6
2008 17.9
2009 16.9
2010 17.9
2011 17.2
2012 16.2
2013 17.5
2014 14.8
2015 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.66165413533835
2006 0.58886894075404
2007 0.59259259259259
2008 0.72733289212442
2009 0.7056530214425
2010 0.73151232511659
2011 0.75538020086083
2012 0.78518518518519
2013 0.80212899185974
2014 0.77542621987066
2015 0.75097929490767

Compare South High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.2% 13.3:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 75.1%
 

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