South Division High School

South Division High School serves 1,216 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the WI average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 28%.
South Division High School operates within the Milwaukee School District.
Milwaukee School District's 64% graduation rate is lower than the WI state average of 95%.

School Overview

The student population of 1216 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 54% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,216 students
South Division High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % South Division High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
South Division High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade South Division High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 36:1 16:1
South Division High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
13%
4%
South Division High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
47%
10%
South Division High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
34%
10%
South Division High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
6%
72%
South Division High School White Students (1989-2013)
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.
0.65 0.25
South Division High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
86%
36%
South Division High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
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.
1%
6%
South Division High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Milwaukee School District's student population of 78,516 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 64% has increased from 57% over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,456 is higher than the state average of $13,583. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $15,356 is higher than the state average of $13,316. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Milwaukee School District
Number of Schools
Managed
172
3
Number of Students Managed 78,516 882
Milwaukee   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 64% 95%
Milwaukee   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,269 MM $12 MM
Milwaukee   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,261 MM $12 MM
Milwaukee   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,456 $13,583
Milwaukee   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,356 $13,316
Milwaukee   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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