Plymouth South High School

Plymouth South High School serves 1,160 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Plymouth South High School operates within the Plymouth School District.
Plymouth School District's 80% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

The student population of 1160 students has declined by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 118 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,160 students
Plymouth South High School Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % Plymouth South High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 118 teachers
Plymouth South High School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Plymouth South High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 14:1
Plymouth South High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Hispanic
2%
17%
Plymouth South High School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
2%
9%
Plymouth South High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
93%
65%
Plymouth South High School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Plymouth South High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.13 0.33
Plymouth South High School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
23%
34%
Plymouth South High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
5%
Plymouth South High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Plymouth School District's student population of 7,802 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 79% over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,500 in this district is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $14,958 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Plymouth School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
3
Number of Students Managed 7,802 1,376
Plymouth School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 80% 85%
Plymouth School District Graduation Rate (1994-2014)
District Total Revenue $120 MM $29 MM
Plymouth School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $123 MM $28 MM
Plymouth School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,500 $20,216
Plymouth School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,958 $19,181
Plymouth School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Plymouth North High School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Plymouth South Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Elementary School (3.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PlymouthPlymouth South Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 811 students
    0.4 miles
    488 Long Pond Rd
    PlymouthMA 02360
    (508)224-2725
    0.45-8811
  • PlymouthSouth Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 628 students
    3.1 miles
    178 Bourne Rd
    PlymouthMA 02360
    (508)830-4390
    3.1PK-4628
  • PlymouthPlymouth Commun Intermediate
    Grades: 6-8 | 1027 students
    3.3 miles
    117 Long Pond Rd
    PlymouthMA 02360
    (508)830-4450
    3.36-81027
  • PlymouthIndian Brook Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 663 students
    4.1 miles
    1181 State Rd
    PlymouthMA 02360
    (508)830-4370
    4.1KG-5663
  • PlymouthManomet Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 334 students
    4.3 miles
    70 Manomet Point Rd
    PlymouthMA 02360
    (508)830-4380
    4.3KG-5334

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