South Junior High School

1120 15th Ave S
Saint Cloud, MN 56301
(School attendance zone shown in map)
South Junior High School serves 994 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
South Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

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School Overview

South Junior High School's student population of 994 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students994 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

South Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of South Junior High School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1478 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
45%
11%
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White
44%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.600.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Cloud Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to South Junior High School is St. Cloud Group Home (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Cloud Hospital Programs Non-res (0.6 miles away)
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