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

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South High School is an above average, public school located in Waukesha, WI. It has 945 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 23% of students are at least proficient in math and 29% in reading.

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401 E Roberta Ave
Waukesha, WI 53186
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
29%
Percent Proficient - Math
23%
Average Graduation Rate
89%
Average SAT
1360
8 responses
Average ACT
25
161 responses
AP Enrollment
41%

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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 A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$65,260
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$944
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$212,700
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
85%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 13 responses
Poll
69%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 13 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 38 responses
  • Pep rally
    34%
  • Senior toga run
    29%
  • Snow Show (talent show)
    26%
  • Prom
    11%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
945
Free or Reduced Lunch
49%
69%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 16 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 16 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 16 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$72,806
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.8%
58%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 24 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 24 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 24 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$12,093 / year
National
$12,239
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 29 responses
31%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 29 responses
52%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 29 responses

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