South Hills High School

645 S. Barranca St.

Covina, CA 91723
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (626)974-6220
  • South Hills High School serves 1,702 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 69% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • South Hills High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • South Hills High School operates within the Covina-valley Unified School District.
  • Covina-valley Unified School District's 97% graduation rate is higher than the California state average of 83%.

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School Overview

  • South Hills High School's student population of 1702 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,702 students
Gender %South Hills High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
Students by GradeSouth Hills High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • South Hills High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Hills High School is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio24:124:1
Asian
12%
11%
Hispanic
69%
54%
Black
2%
6%
White
17%
24%
All Ethnic GroupsSouth Hills High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.490.41
Graduation Rate≥99%
83%
South Hills High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of South Hills High School is Covina-valley Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Covina-valley Unified School District's student population of 10,918 students has decreased by 15% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 97% has increased from 92% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,043 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 38% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,411 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 37% over four school years.
    School District NameCovina-valley Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    16
    4
    Number of Students Managed10,9181,585
    Covina-valley Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    33%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    51%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    97%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$130 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$135 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,043$11,049
    District Spending / Student$10,411$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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