South High Community

170 Apricot Street
Worcester, MA 01603
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
South High Community serves 1,407 students in grades 9-12.
South High Community placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

South High Community places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

South High Community's student population of 1,407 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 97 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,407 students
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Total Classroom Teachers97 teachers
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School Comparison

South High Community is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of South High Community is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#694 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
13%
7%
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Hispanic
45%
20%
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Black
16%
9%
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White
23%
60%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.710.59
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Graduation Rate
78%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWorcester School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South High Community is University Pk Campus School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Sullivan Middle School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Worcester Sullivan Middle School Math: 23% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 865 students
    0.1 miles
    140 Apricot Street
    Worcester, MA 01603
    (508) 799-3350
    0.1 6-8 865
  • Worcester Gates Lane Math: 28% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 569 students
    1.0 miles
    1238 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01603
    (508) 799-3488
    1 PK-6 569
  • Worcester Heard Street Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 296 students
    1.2 miles
    200 Heard Street
    Worcester, MA 01603
    (508) 799-3525
    1.2 K-6 296
  • Worcester Columbus Park Math: 10% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 507 students
    1.7 miles
    75 Lovell Street
    Worcester, MA 01603
    (508) 799-3490
    1.7 PK-6 507
  • Worcester University Pk Campus School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 239 students
    1.9 miles
    12 Freeland Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
    (508) 799-3591
    1.9 7-12 239

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