South High School

1213 West Allison Road
Cheyenne, WY 82007
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
South High School serves 1,141 students in grades 9-12.
South High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wyoming for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 53%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Wyoming state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 22% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

South High School's student population of 1,141 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 81 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,141 students
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Total Classroom Teachers81 teachers
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School Comparison

South High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 318 schools in Wyoming (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of South High School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WY)
Overall Testing Rank
#296 out of 318 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
1%
4%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
34%
14%
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Black
3%
1%
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White
56%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.570.38
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Graduation Rate
75%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLaramie County School District #1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South High School is Triumph High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Johnson Junior High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Poder Academy (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cheyenne Johnson Junior High School Math: 33% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 699 students
    0.0 miles
    1236 West Allison Rd
    Cheyenne, WY 82007
    (307) 771-2640
    0 7-8 699
  • Cheyenne Poder Academy Charter School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 174 students
    0.0 miles
    2201 Morrie Ave
    Cheyenne, WY 82001
    (307) 632-2248
    0 K-5 174
  • Cheyenne Goins Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 374 students
    0.6 miles
    224 Dey Avenue
    Cheyenne, WY 82007
    (307) 771-2620
    0.6 PK-6 374
  • Cheyenne Triumph High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 206 students
    0.6 miles
    1250 West College Drive
    Cheyenne, WY 82007
    (307) 771-2500
    0.6 7-12 206
  • Cheyenne Rossman Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 362 students
    0.7 miles
    916 West College Drive
    Cheyenne, WY 82007
    (307) 771-2544
    0.7 K-6 362

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