South High School

  • South High School serves 1,174 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 23% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • South High School's student population of 1,174 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,174 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South High School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#1325 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
61%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
35%
53%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.510.40
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Graduation Rate
82%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePueblo No. 60 in the county of Pueblo and School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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