South Division High School

1515 West Lapham Blvd,

Milwaukee, WI, 53204-3236

Tel: (414)902-8300
Grades: 9-12

1,142 students

South Division High School serves 1,142 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the WI average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
South Division High School operates within the Milwaukee School District.
The school district's 65% graduation rate is lower than the WI state average of 94%.

Overview

The student population of 1142 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,142 students
South Division High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
South Division High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade South Division High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
South Division High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
14%
3%
South Division High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
45%
10%
South Division High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
33%
11%
South Division High School Black (1988-2012)
White
5%
73%
South Division High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups South Division High School Sch Ethnicity South Division 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.
0.67 0.44
South Division 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.
89%
34%
South Division High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
3%
6%
South Division High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 95,394 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 91% over five years.
School District Name Milwaukee School District
Number of Schools
Managed
180
3
Number of Students Managed 95,394 908
Milwaukee   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 65% 94%
Milwaukee   School District Graduation Rate (1996-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,240 MM $12 MM
Milwaukee   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,232 MM $12 MM
Milwaukee   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,526 $12,827
Milwaukee   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,431 $12,642
Milwaukee   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Advanced Language And Academic Studies High School (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Project Excel (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Forest Home Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Milwaukee Forest Home Elementary School
    1516 West Forest Home Ave
    Milwaukee , WI , 53204
    (414)902-6200
    0.3  mi  |  844  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Milwaukee La Causa Charter School
    Charter School
    1643 South 2nd St
    Milwaukee , WI , 53204
    (414)902-1660
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  664  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Milwaukee Kagel Elementary School
    1210 West Mineral St
    Milwaukee , WI , 53204
    (414)902-7400
    0.5  mi  |  387  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Milwaukee La Causa Early Childhood Elementary School
    809 West Greenfield Ave
    Milwaukee , WI , 53204
    (414)647-5980
    0.6  mi  |  95  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Milwaukee Allen-field Elementary School
    730 West Lapham Blvd
    Milwaukee , WI , 53204
    (414)902-9200
    0.6  mi  |  767  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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