South High School

  • South High School serves 1,141 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 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 23%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • South High School's student population of 1,141 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 81 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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 319 schools in Wyoming (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • 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 School Rank (16-17)#311 out of 319 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
1%
4%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
34%
14%
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Black
3%
1%
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White
56%
77%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 WY.
Diversity Score0.570.38
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Graduation Rate
81%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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

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