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South High School
  • Public
  • COLUMBUS, OH

Report Card

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

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South High School is a public school located in COLUMBUS, OH. It has 997 students in grades 7-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 27% of students are at least proficient in math and 39% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
39%
Percent Proficient - Math
27%
Average Graduation Rate
57%
Average SAT
1050
9 responses
Average ACT
19
47 responses
AP Enrollment
1%

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Living in the Area

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$28,291
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$844
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$87,722
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
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 7 responses
Poll
86%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 7 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 17 responses
  • Homecoming, prom and also going to the games
    35%
  • Basketball games
    24%
  • Because i love being with my firends
    12%
  • Events where I can help out
    12%
  • Softball
    12%
  • Military Ball
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
997
Free or Reduced Lunch
87%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 7 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 7 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 7 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$73,236
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.4%
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 8 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 8 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 8 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$20,208 / year
National
$12,239
73%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 11 responses
36%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 11 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 11 responses

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