South High Community



South High Community Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South High Community Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 342
10 334
11 302
12 310

South High Community is a public high school of the Worcester School District located in Worcester, MA. It has 1,288 students in grades 9th through 12th. South High Community is the 70th largest public high school in Massachusetts and the 4,194th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,288
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 89.28

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South High Community Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 707
(55%)
4,736
(52%)
 Female 581
(45%)
4,420
(48%)

South High Community Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 504
(39%)
3,564
(39%)
 White 320
(25%)
3,154
(34%)
 Black 235
(18%)
1,389
(15%)
 Asian 206
(16%)
826
(9%)
 Two or More 13
(1%)
186
(2%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
34
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)

South High Community Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 918
(71%)
5,951
(65%)
 Not Eligible 297
(23%)
2,598
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 73
(6%)
607
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South High Community is ranked 22nd out of 0 ranked schools in Massachusetts, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South High Community students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 34.7%. 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 Community Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1558
2006 1436
2007 1393
2008 1376
2009 1327
2010 1297
2011 1337
2012 1288

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.5
2006 13.4
2007 15.3
2008 14.9
2009 12.7
2010 14.1
2011 16.6
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64955070603338
2006 0.70125348189415
2007 0.72720746590093
2008 0.73328488372093
2009 0.76488319517709
2010 0.72397841171935
2011 0.77187733732236
2012 0.7694099378882

Compare South High Community to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,162.0% 11.6:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 76.9%
 

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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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