South High School

South High School serves 1,322 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the CO average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% 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 1322 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,322 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 16:1
Hispanic
53%
32%
Black
3%
5%
White
43%
56%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.54 0.39
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.
42%
34%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,610 students has grown by 5% 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 19,610 561
Graduation Rate 70% 78%
District Total Revenue $163 MM $7 MM
District Spending $161 MM $7 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,823 $11,613
District Spending / Student $8,671 $12,022
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PuebloLemuel Pitts Middle School
    29 Lehigh Ave
    PuebloCO 81005
    (719)549-7430
    0.4 mi | 254 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • PuebloOlga A Hellbeck Elementary School
    3000 Lakeview
    PuebloCO 81005
    (719)549-7555
    0.4 mi | 320 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • PuebloSunset Park Elementary School
    110 University Circle
    PuebloCO 81005
    (719)549-7610
    0.6 mi | 521 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • PuebloRoncalli Middle School
    4202 Hwy 78
    PuebloCO 81005
    (719)549-7450
    0.7 mi | 559 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • PuebloPueblo Charter School For The Arts & Sciences
    Charter School
    1745 Acero
    PuebloCO 81004
    (719)549-2737
    Charter School

    0.8 mi | 446 students | Gr. KG-8                      

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