South High School

South High School serves 1,597 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the KS average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 34%.
South High School operates within the Wichita School District.
Wichita School District's 77% graduation rate is lower than the KS state average of 88%.

School Overview

The student population of 1597 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 91 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,597 students
South High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % South High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 91 teachers
South High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade South High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 14:1
South High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
2%
1%
South High School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
South High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
26%
18%
South High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
17%
7%
South High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
41%
66%
South High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
12%
5%
South High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.73 0.30
South 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.
68%
40%
South High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
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.
11%
10%
South High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Wichita School District's student population of 50,629 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has increased from 66% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,036 in this district is less than the state average of $13,276. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,220 is higher than the state average of $12,850. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Wichita School District
Number of Schools
Managed
90
3
Number of Students Managed 50,629 556
Wichita School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 77% 88%
Wichita School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $582 MM $7 MM
Wichita School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $639 MM $7 MM
Wichita School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,036 $13,276
Wichita School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,220 $12,850
Wichita School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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    0.5 miles
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    0.8 miles
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    (316)973-4150
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    1.2 miles
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    WichitaKS 67216
    (316)973-6400
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    1.2 miles
    1221 East Galena
    WichitaKS 67216
    (316)973-7650
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