5800 W 107th St
Overland Park, KS 66207
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Shawnee Mission South High School serves 1,510 students in grades 9-12.
Shawnee Mission South High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is equal to the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,510 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Top 50% in KS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

School Overview

Shawnee Mission South High School's student population of 1,510 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 88 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,510 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
88 teachers
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School Rankings

Shawnee Mission South High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,267 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Shawnee Mission South High School is 0.50, which is less 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
#509 out of 1267 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
20%
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Black
7%
7%
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White
68%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Graduation Rate
88%
86%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
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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?

39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% KS state average), while 37% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% KS state average).

What is the graduation rate of Shawnee Mission South High School?

The graduation rate of Shawnee Mission South High School is 88%, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 86%.

How many students attend Shawnee Mission South High School?

1,510 students attend Shawnee Mission South High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

68% of Shawnee Mission South High School students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Shawnee Mission South High School?

Shawnee Mission South High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Shawnee Mission South High School offer ?

Shawnee Mission South High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is Shawnee Mission South High School part of?

Shawnee Mission South High School is part of Shawnee Mission Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,510 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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