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.

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
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 81 teachers
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
American Indian
3%
1%
Asian
2%
2%
Hispanic
19%
16%
Black
16%
7%
White
48%
68%
Unknown
12%
6%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe 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
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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 48,698 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Wichita School District
Number of Schools
Managed
90
n/a
Number of Students Managed 48,698
n/a
Graduation Rate n/a
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District Total Revenue n/a
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District Spending n/a
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District Revenue / Student n/a
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District Spending / Student n/a
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School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (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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