Southern High School



Southern High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southern 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
9 333
10 359
11 270
12 243
UG 2

Southern High School is a public high school of the Jefferson County School District located in Louisville, KY. It has 1,207 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southern High School is the 54th largest public high school in Kentucky and the 4,741st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,207
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 80.36
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,741st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kentucky: 54th out of 411
Student/Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 174th out of 386
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 33rd out of 386

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Southern High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 710
(59%)
16,512
(51%)
 Female 497
(41%)
16,082
(49%)

Southern High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 594
(49%)
16,034
(49%)
 Black 380
(31%)
12,036
(37%)
 Hispanic 191
(16%)
2,555
(8%)
 Asian 27
(2%)
1,125
(3%)
 Two or More 15
(1%)
767
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
34
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
43
(0%)

Southern High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 788
(65%)
18,519
(57%)
 Not Eligible 419
(35%)
14,065
(43%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southern High School is ranked 28th out of 395 ranked schools in Kentucky, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southern High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.3%) is higher than the state average of 54.2%. 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.

Southern High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1379
2006 1345
2007 1240
2008 1258
2009 1264
2010 1238
2011 1221
2012 1185
2013 1129
2014 1194
2015 1207

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.3
2006 20.7
2007 15.7
2008 26.2
2009 23.4
2010 15.5
2011 14.9
2012 14.1
2013 14.4
2014 15.4
2015 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51776649746193
2006 0.48921933085502
2007 0.57096774193548
2008 0.63831478537361
2009 0.70253164556962
2010 0.68982229402262
2011 0.63226863226863
2012 0.66075949367089
2013 0.65721877767936
2014 0.6105527638191
2015 0.65285832642916

Compare Southern High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,556.9% 15.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.2%
 
This School 65.3%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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