PROFICIENCY 26% 51% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
39%MINNEAPOLIS PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST.
9%Minneapolis
52%Minnesota

South Senior High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "MINNEAPOLIS PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST." in Minneapolis, MN. There are a total of 1,777 students and 92 teachers at South Senior High, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 947 free lunch students and 110 reduced lunch students.

South Senior High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 25.8%, which is 51% lower than the Minnesota average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1777
Teachers92.09
Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch947
Reduced lunch110

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment452
Taking some courses509
Taking some courses (not tests)503
Passing some courses179
Passing no courses331

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At South Senior High, there are a total of 452 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 509 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All20-29%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School20-29%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All25-29%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School25-29%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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South Senior High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMinnesotaNational
Caucasian 40.8% 32.2% 70.9% 51.1%
African American 29.7% 35.9% 9.6% 15.9%
Asian 4.8% 7.1% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 16.0% 18.7% 8.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 7.5% 3.9% 1.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.1% 2.1% 3.2% 3.1%

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Minneapolis demographics profile

StatisticMinneapolisMinnesotaNational
Population404,6705,450,868318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)7,4946291
Median age31.937.837.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)38%58%55%
Speak English79%89%79%
Speak Spanish8%4%13%

Education level achieved in Minneapolis

IndexMinneapolisMinnesotaNational
Completed 8th grade87.1%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school86.1%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college72.5%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree54.7%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.7%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters18.6%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.2%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.3%1.4%1.3%
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Source: The South Senior High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.