South Junior High School

2320 E. S. St.
Anaheim, CA 92806
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 1,329 students in grades 7-8, South Junior High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 1,329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50% in CA
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

South Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

South Junior High School's student population of 1,329 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
1,329 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
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School Rankings

South Junior High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of South Junior High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
#2908 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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13%
34%
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32%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
92%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
3%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.15
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Junior High School's ranking?
South Junior High School is ranked #2908 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are South Junior High School often compared to?
South Junior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Sycamore Junior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend South Junior High School?
1,329 students attend South Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of South Junior High School students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are White, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Junior High School?
South Junior High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does South Junior High School offer ?
South Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is South Junior High School part of?
South Junior High School is part of Anaheim Union High School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 1,329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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