South High Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#789
College Readiness Index
39.5
Academic Performance Index
876
Student/Teacher Ratio
26:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 2,138 Students
  • 82 Teachers

South High
4801 PACIFIC COAST HWY
TORRANCE, CA 90505

Phone: (310) 533-4352

District: Torrance Unified School District

Overview

South High is ranked 161st within California. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at South High is 46 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 55 percent. South High is 1 of 5 high schools in the Torrance Unified School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#789
State Rank
#161

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 2,138
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 55%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) N/A
Full-Time Teachers 82

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level coursework (AP®/IB exams).

Academic Performance Index Evaluation Achieves CA goal
College Readiness Index 39.5

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Mid-size City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 5
Total Students 8,742
Academic Performance Index Evaluation Does not achieve CA goal
College Readiness (district average) 33.9

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Nearby Schools

South High is 1 of 5 schools in the Torrance Unified School District.

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