Grosse Pointe South High School

  • Grosse Pointe South High School serves 1,665 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 69% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 86% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Grosse Pointe South High School's student population of 1,665 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 88 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,665 students
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Total Classroom Teachers88 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Grosse Pointe South High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Grosse Pointe South High School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#87 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Grosse Pointe South High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
9%
18%
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White
85%
66%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Grosse Pointe South High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.270.53
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Graduation Rate
95%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Grosse Pointe South High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrosse Pointe Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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The attitude and behavior of the students who attend this school is shameful. They feel that they are better then anyone else and are very demeaning to others.
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