2013 Academic Indicators
- College Readiness Index
- Algebra Proficiency
- English Proficiency
- Student/Teacher Ratio
- 09–12 Grades
- 1,047 Students
- 79 Teachers
800 CLAYTON RD
DURHAM, NC 27703
Phone: (919) 560-3968
District: Durham Public Schools
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.
Students / Teachers
These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.
|Total Minority Enrollment (% of total)||95%|
|Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total)||67%|
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|
School profile information is based on government data.
|Grades Served||09 – 12|
|Receives Title I Funding||Yes|
This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.
|Proficient in English (district average)||67%|
|Proficient in Algebra (district average)||56%|
|College Readiness (district average)||20.8|
Data is based on the 2010-2011 school year.
AP® and Advanced Placement® are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with permission.
International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.