Southern High Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
5.7
Algebra Proficiency
2.4
English Proficiency
2.5
Student/Teacher Ratio
13:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,047 Students
  • 79 Teachers

Southern High
800 CLAYTON RD
DURHAM, NC 27703

Phone: (919) 560-3968

District: Durham Public Schools

Overview

At Southern High, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Southern High is 20 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 95 percent. Southern High is 1 of 13 high schools in the Durham Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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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 1,047
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 95%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 67%
Full-Time Teachers 79

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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 course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 54%
Proficient in Algebra 49%
College Readiness Index 5.7

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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 13
Total Students 10,422
Proficient in English (district average) 67%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 56%
College Readiness (district average) 20.8

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