Bloomington High School South

Bloomington High School South serves 1,691 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Bloomington High School South operates within the Monroe County Com Corp School District.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is higher than the IN state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 1691 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 93 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,691 students
Bloomington High School South Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 93 teachers
Bloomington High School South Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Bloomington High School South Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 17:1
Bloomington High School South Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
2%
Bloomington High School South Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
4%
9%
Bloomington High School South Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
3%
13%
Bloomington High School South Black (1988-2012)
White
80%
71%
Bloomington High School South White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Bloomington High School South Sch Ethnicity Bloomington High School South 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.
0.35 0.45
Bloomington High School South 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.
20%
41%
Bloomington High School South Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
4%
8%
Bloomington High School South Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,794 students has grown by 2139% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Monroe County Com Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
4
Number of Students Managed 10,794 1,517
Monroe County Com  Corp School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 80% 79%
Monroe County Com  Corp School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $147 MM $21 MM
Monroe County Com  Corp School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $115 MM $18 MM
Monroe County Com  Corp School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $305,844 $13,002
Monroe County Com  Corp School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $238,191 $11,056
Monroe County Com  Corp School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

School Notes:

  • Bloomington High School South (BHSS) is a high school in Bloomington, Indiana.
  • Well Known Hoosiers including Rex Grossman and Meg Cabot have attended this school. It has several State Championships in Athletics, Music, and Accademics. The school's Solar Bike Team has travelled to Japan most recently in 2004.
  • They currently have three 12 week trimesters with five classes a day from 8am until 2:30pm. Courses are 67 minutes long, with six minute passing periods. On Wednesdays they have Student Recreation Time, which is a glorified homeroom, and reduces the normal classes to 49 minutes each, except for third period where the lunch periods are.
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Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bloomington Graduation School (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is The Bloomington Project School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Templeton Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Bloomington Bloomington Graduation School
    705 West Coolidge Dr
    Bloomington , IN , 47403
    (812)330-7708
    0.6  mi  |  108  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Bloomington Templeton Elementary School
    1400 South Brenda Ln
    Bloomington , IN , 47401
    (812)330-7735
    1  mi  |  488  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Bloomington Summit Elementary School
    1450 West Countryside Ln
    Bloomington , IN , 47403
    (812)330-2011
    1.2  mi  |  519  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Bloomington The Bloomington Project School
    Charter School
    349 South Walnut St
    Bloomington , IN , 47401
    (812)558-0041
    Charter School
    1.3  mi  |  272  students  |  Gr.  KG-9
  • Bloomington Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Childs Elementary School
    2211 South High St
    Bloomington , IN , 47401
    (812)330-7756
    1.3  mi  |  457  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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