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
7 163
8 191
9 270
10 134
11 105
12 97

South High School is a public high school of the Columbus City School District located in Columbus, OH. It has 960 students in grades 7th through 12th. South High School is the 170th largest public high school in Ohio and the 6,228th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.3 to 1.

Total Students: 960
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 59
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,228th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Ohio: 170th out of 970
Student/Teacher Rank in Ohio: 388th out of 936
Full Time Teacher Rank in Ohio: 150th out of 936

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South High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 538
(56%)
7,319
(51%)
 Female 422
(44%)
7,038
(49%)

South High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 651
(68%)
8,914
(62%)
 White 182
(19%)
2,940
(20%)
 Hispanic 53
(6%)
1,230
(9%)
 Two or More 52
(5%)
621
(4%)
 Asian 20
(2%)
613
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
35
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

South High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 816
(85%)
10,087
(70%)
 Not Eligible 144
(15%)
4,270
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South High School is ranked 36th out of 812 ranked schools in Ohio, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.5%. 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 720
2006 618
2007 547
2008 489
2009 546
2010 511
2011 487
2012 749
2013 821
2014 914
2015 960

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.5
2006 20.6
2007 16.1
2008 14
2009 16.1
2010 13.8
2011 12.5
2012 15.3
2013 14.9
2014 N/A
2015 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.45138888888889
2006 0.73624595469256
2007
2008 0.76278118609407
2009 0.53846153846154
2010 0.81996086105675
2011 0.85215605749487
2012 0.77703604806409
2013 0.81485992691839
2014 0.89277899343545
2015 0.85

Compare South High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,682.2% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 85.0%
 

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