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South Garland High School
  • Public
  • GARLAND, TX

Report Card

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

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South Garland High School is a public school located in GARLAND, TX. It has 2,142 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 44% of students are at least proficient in math and 31% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
31%
Percent Proficient - Math
44%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
980
217 responses
Average ACT
20
63 responses
AP Enrollment
28%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$61,211
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,133
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$160,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
73%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 26 responses
Poll
77%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 26 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 72 responses
  • Pep-rally
    25%
  • Football games
    18%
  • Spirit days
    17%
  • Homecoming
    15%
  • Basketball games
    8%
  • Cinco De Mayo Celebration
    6%
  • Pep rallies
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,142
Free or Reduced Lunch
80%
61%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 31 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 31 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 31 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$55,279
Teachers in First/Second Year
8%
57%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 42 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 42 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 42 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$11,597 / year
National
$12,239
86%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 51 responses
47%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 51 responses
35%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 51 responses

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