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Grosse Pointe South High School
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  • Public
  • GROSSE POINTE FARMS, MI

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Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade C+
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A minus
  7. Administration
    grade B minus
  8. Sports
    grade A+
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Grosse Pointe South High School is a top rated, public school located in GROSSE POINTE FARMS, MI. It has 1,497 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 78% of students are at least proficient in math and 88% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
88%
Percent Proficient - Math
78%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1280
329 responses
Average ACT
29
464 responses
AP Enrollment
41%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade A
Median Household Income
$143,711
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,418
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$355,400
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 25 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 25 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 84 responses
  • I love homecoming week. It unites all the students
    36%
  • North Week brings the whole school together
    13%
  • I love going to football games
    11%
  • Art from different groups on the spirit rock
    10%
  • I like atttending Artfest every year
    8%
  • Homecoming
    6%
  • I like the open campus lunch
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,497
Free or Reduced Lunch
10%
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 28 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 28 responses
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 28 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$74,695
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.9%
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 40 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 40 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 40 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$13,690 / year
National
$12,239
91%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 46 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 46 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 46 responses

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