South High School

South High School serves 1,394 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
South High School operates within the Pueblo, No. 60, In The County Of Pueblo And School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is lower than the CO state average of 78%.

Overview

The student population of 1394 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,394 students
South High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
South High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade South High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.76. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 15:1
South High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
South High School Asian (1999-2009)
Hispanic
50%
32%
South High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
3%
5%
South High School Black (1988-2012)
White
44%
56%
South High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups South High School Sch Ethnicity South High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.56 0.76
South High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
38%
34%
South High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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.
8%
7%
South High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 18,852 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 89% over five years.
School District Name Pueblo, No. 60, In The County Of Pueblo And School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
3
Number of Students Managed 18,852 595
Pueblo,   No. 60, In The County Of Pueblo And School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 70% 78%
Pueblo,   No. 60, In The County Of Pueblo And School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $163 MM n/a
Pueblo,   No. 60, In The County Of Pueblo And School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $161 MM n/a
Pueblo,   No. 60, In The County Of Pueblo And School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,823 $0
Pueblo,   No. 60, In The County Of Pueblo And School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,671 $0
Pueblo,   No. 60, In The County Of Pueblo And School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Central High School (2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lemuel Pitts Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Olga A Hellbeck Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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Did You Know?
Pueblo, CO public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.50, which is higher than the Colorado average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Pueblo is Northmoor Preschool. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Colorado or national school diversity statistics.