500 S Main
Cardwell, MO 63829
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Southland High School serves 119 students in grades 6-12.
Southland High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 119 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Southland High School's student population of 119 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
119 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Southland High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Southland High School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1745 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
23%
7%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
74%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.40
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
11%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

20-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% MO state average), while 30-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MO state average).

What is the graduation rate of Southland High School?

The graduation rate of Southland High School is 50%, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 90%.

How many students attend Southland High School?

119 students attend Southland High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

74% of Southland High School students are White, 23% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Southland High School?

Southland High School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.

What grades does Southland High School offer ?

Southland High School offers enrollment in grades 6-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 119 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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