Plymouth South High School

490 Long Pond Rd

Plymouth, MA 02360-2647

Tel: (508)224-7512
Grades: 9-12

1,381 students

Plymouth South High School serves 1,381 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Plymouth South High School operates within the Plymouth School District.
The school district's 83% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 1381 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 123 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,381 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 123 teachers
Students by Grade Plymouth South High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 14:1
Plymouth South High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2013)
Hispanic
1%
16%
Black
1%
9%
White
93%
66%
All Ethnic Groups Plymouth South High School Sch Ethnicity Plymouth 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.
0.13 0.32
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.
17%
30%
Plymouth South High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2013)
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.
7%
5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,712 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Plymouth School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
3
Number of Students Managed 8,712 1,433
Plymouth School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 83% 86%
Plymouth School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $120 MM $25 MM
Plymouth School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $121 MM $24 MM
Plymouth School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,450 $17,400
Plymouth School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,650 $16,788
Plymouth School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Plymouth North High School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Plymouth South Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Elementary School (3.1 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PlymouthPlymouth South Middle School
    488 Long Pond Rd
    PlymouthMA 02360
    (508)224-2725
    0.4 mi | 679 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • PlymouthSouth Elementary School
    178 Bourne Rd
    PlymouthMA 02360
    (508)830-4390
    3.1 mi | 702 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • PlymouthPlymouth Commun Intermediate
    117 Long Pond Rd
    PlymouthMA 02360
    (508)830-4450
    3.3 mi | 1159 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • PlymouthIndian Brook Elementary School
    1181 State Rd
    PlymouthMA 02360
    (508)830-4370
    4.1 mi | 723 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • PlymouthManomet Elementary School
    70 Manomet Point Rd
    PlymouthMA 02360
    (508)830-4380
    4.3 mi | 339 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Did You Know?
Plymouth, MA public schools have a 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. of 0.46, which is higher than the Massachusetts average of 0.36. The most diverse school in Plymouth is Options Mid/elem Ebd. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.