730 E Magnolia Rd
Salina, KS 67401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Salina High South serves 1,093 students in grades 9-12.
Salina High South placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,093 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 30% in KS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

School Overview

Salina High South's student population of 1,093 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,093 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
76 teachers
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School Rankings

Salina High South is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,264 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Salina High South is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#1057 out of 1264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
27%
20%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
60%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Graduation Rate
91%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

11% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 25% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).

What is the graduation rate of Salina High South?

The graduation rate of Salina High South is 91%, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 87%.

How many students attend Salina High South?

1,093 students attend Salina High South.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

60% of Salina High South students are White, 27% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Salina High South?

Salina High South has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Salina High South offer ?

Salina High South offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is Salina High South part of?

Salina High South is part of Salina School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,093 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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