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
9 304
10 324
11 275
12 279
UG 3

Southern High School is a public high school of the Jefferson County School District located in Louisville, KY. It has 1,185 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southern High School is the 50th largest public high school in Kentucky and the 4,754th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,185
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 84

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Southern High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 699
(59%)
15,726
(51%)
 Female 486
(41%)
15,313
(49%)

Southern High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 706
(60%)
16,752
(54%)
 Black 366
(31%)
11,075
(36%)
 Hispanic 97
(8%)
1,742
(6%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
983
(3%)
 Two or More 5
(0%)
429
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
38
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
20
(0%)

Southern High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 676
(57%)
13,897
(45%)
 Not Eligible 402
(34%)
15,163
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 107
(9%)
1,979
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southern High School is ranked 12th out of 0 ranked schools in Kentucky, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southern High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (66.1%) is higher than the state average of 50.2%. 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

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

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

Compare Southern High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,505.6% 15.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 50.2%
 
This School 66.1%
 

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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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