South High Community

  • South High Community serves 1,421 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 51% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • South High Community's student population of 1,421 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 90 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,421 students
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Total Classroom Teachers90 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South High Community's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South High Community is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#842 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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Asian
12%
7%
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Hispanic
44%
19%
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Black
18%
9%
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White
24%
61%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South High Community.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.710.58
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Graduation Rate
74%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWorcester School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Worcester Sullivan Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 863 students
    0.1 miles
    140 Apricot Street
    Worcester, MA 01603
    (508)799-3350
    0.1 6-8 863
  • Worcester Gates Lane
    Grades: PK-6 | 596 students
    1.0 miles
    1238 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01603
    (508)799-3488
    1.0 PK-6 596
  • Worcester Heard Street
    Grades: K-6 | 269 students
    1.2 miles
    200 Heard Street
    Worcester, MA 01603
    (508)799-3525
    1.2 K-6 269
  • Worcester Columbus Park
    Grades: PK-6 | 476 students
    1.7 miles
    75 Lovell Street
    Worcester, MA 01603
    (508)799-3490
    1.7 PK-6 476
  • Worcester University Pk Campus School
    Grades: 7-12 | 254 students
    1.9 miles
    12 Freeland Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
    (508)799-3591
    1.9 7-12 254

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