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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 92 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,485 students
South High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 92 teachers
South High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade South High School 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
South High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
3%
1%
South High School American Indian (1988-2013)
Asian
2%
2%
South High School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
24%
17%
South High School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
17%
7%
South High School Black (1988-2013)
White
43%
68%
South High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
11%
4%
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.
0.72 0.29
South High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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%
South High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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 (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 52,564 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Wichita School District
Number of Schools
Managed
93
3
Number of Students Managed 52,564 575
Wichita School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 72% 85%
Wichita School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $583 MM $7 MM
District Spending $584 MM $7 MM
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: 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 (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • WichitaEnterprise Elementary School
    3605 South Gold
    WichitaKS 67217
    (316)973-6800
    0.2 mi | 480 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • WichitaJames Enders Elementary School
    Magnet School
    3030 South Osage
    WichitaKS 67217
    (316)973-6750
    Magnet School

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

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

    1.2 mi | 25 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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