South High School

701 West 33rd South,

Wichita, KS, 67217-3497

Tel: (316)973-5450
Grades: 9-12

1,394 students

South High School serves 1,394 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the KS average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), 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 1394 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 81 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 % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 81 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 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 12:1
South High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
3%
1%
South High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
2%
2%
South High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
19%
16%
South High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
16%
7%
South High School Black (1988-2012)
White
48%
68%
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.
0.70 0.51
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.
62%
38%
South High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
13%
10%
South High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 51,517 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 66% over five years.
School District Name Wichita School District
Number of Schools
Managed
90
3
Number of Students Managed 51,517 543
Wichita School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 72% 85%
Wichita School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $583 MM $7 MM
Wichita School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $584 MM $7 MM
Wichita School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,341 $12,944
Wichita School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,360 $12,499
Wichita School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Students Grades
  • Wichita Enterprise Elementary School
    3605 South Gold
    Wichita , KS , 67217
    (316)973-6800
    0.3  mi  |  462  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Wichita Lewis Open Magnet Elementary School
    Magnet School
    3030 South Osage
    Wichita , KS , 67217
    (316)973-6750
    Magnet School
    0.5  mi  |  205  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Wichita Kelly Liberal Arts Academy
    3143 South Millwood
    Wichita , KS , 67217
    (316)973-4150
    0.8  mi  |  518  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Wichita Wells Alternative Middle School
    Special Education School
    1221 East Galena
    Wichita , KS , 67216
    (316)973-7650
    Special Education School
    1.2  mi  |  26  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Wichita Greiffenstein Alternative Elementary School
    Special Education School
    1221 East Galena
    Wichita , KS , 67216
    (316)973-6400
    Special Education School
    1.2  mi  |  32  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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