Madera South High School

755 W. Pecan Ave.
Madera, CA 93637
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 2,383 students in grades 9-12, Madera South High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,383 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : 95% (Top 30% in CA)
  • : 12%
  • : 50%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Madera South High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Madera South High School's student population of 2,383 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 100 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,383 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
100 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Madera South High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
12%
40%
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(18-19)
50%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Madera South High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
94%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
3%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.12
This chart display the diversity score of Madera South High School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
95%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Madera South High School and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Madera South High School often compared to?
Madera South High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Madera High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
12% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Madera South High School?
The graduation rate of Madera South High School is 95%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Madera South High School?
2,383 students attend Madera South High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Madera South High School students are Hispanic, 3% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Madera South High School?
Madera South High School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Madera South High School offer ?
Madera South High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Madera South High School part of?
Madera South High School is part of Madera Unified School District.

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Last Day of School
June 06, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,383 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : 95% (Top 30%)
  • : 12%
  • : 50%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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