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South High School
  • Public
  • DENVER, CO

Report Card

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

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South High School is a highly rated, public school located in DENVER, CO. It has 1,722 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 38% of students are at least proficient in math and 53% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
53%
Percent Proficient - Math
38%
Average Graduation Rate
84%
Average SAT
1160
403 responses
Average ACT
23
241 responses
AP Enrollment
39%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$165,893
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$2,243
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$804,240
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
95%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 41 responses
Poll
98%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 41 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 107 responses
  • Culture Fest, Mr. Rebel, Special Olympics
    31%
  • Football and Basketball games
    21%
  • Rebel Roundup and Prep rallies
    20%
  • Treak or treat street.
    8%
  • Homecoming
    7%
  • Senior sunrise
    7%
  • Pep rallies
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,722
Free or Reduced Lunch
43%
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 43 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 43 responses
95%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 43 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$62,515
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 57 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 57 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 57 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$15,273 / year
National
$12,239
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 50 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 50 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 50 responses

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