South High School

South High School serves 1,485 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the KS average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 32%.
South High School operates within the Wichita School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is lower than the KS state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 1485 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 92 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,485 students
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 92 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 12:1
American Indian
3%
1%
Asian
2%
2%
Hispanic
24%
17%
Black
17%
7%
White
43%
68%
Two or more races
11%
4%
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.
0.72 0.29
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.
64%
39%
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.
13%
10%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 52,493 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,341 is less than the state average of $12,944. The district revenue/student has grown by 39% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,360 is less than the state average of $12,499. The district spending/student has grown by 44% over four years.
School District Name Wichita School District
Number of Schools
Managed
93
3
Number of Students Managed 52,493 575
Graduation Rate 72% 85%
District Total Revenue $583 MM $7 MM
District Spending $584 MM $7 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,341 $12,944
District Spending / Student $12,360 $12,499
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sowers Alternative High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wells Alternative Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Enterprise Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WichitaEnterprise Elementary School
    3605 South Gold
    WichitaKS 67217
    (316)973-6800
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 480 students                      
  • WichitaJames Enders Elementary School
    Magnet School
    3030 South Osage
    WichitaKS 67217
    (316)973-6750
    Magnet School

    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 460 students                      
  • WichitaKelly Liberal Arts Academy
    3143 South Millwood
    WichitaKS 67217
    (316)973-4150
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 495 students                      
  • WichitaGreiffenstein Alternative Elementary School
    Special Education School
    1221 East Galena
    WichitaKS 67216
    (316)973-6400
    Special Education School

    1.2 mi | Gr. 1-5 | 28 students                      
  • WichitaWells Alternative Middle School
    Special Education School
    1221 East Galena
    WichitaKS 67216
    (316)973-7650
    Special Education School

    1.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 25 students                      

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