South High Community School

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South High Community School
South High Community School, Worcester MA.jpg
Address
170 Apricot St

,
01603

Coordinates42°14′40″N 71°51′50″W / 42.2444°N 71.8640°W / 42.2444; -71.8640Coordinates: 42°14′40″N 71°51′50″W / 42.2444°N 71.8640°W / 42.2444; -71.8640
Information
School typePublic
Open enrollment[1]
School districtWorcester Public Schools
SuperintendentMaureen Binienda
PrincipalJeff Creamer
Teaching staff92 (FTE)
Grades9-12
Enrollment1380[2] (2018)
Student to teacher ratio15.1
Color(s)Red, black, and white
            
Website
[3]

South High Community School (SHCS) is a high school located in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. It is a public high school of choice for students across the City of Worcester. Class size varies from 8 to 30 students, with a 17:1 student/teacher ratio.[4]

Demographics[edit]

According to the Massachusetts Department of Education, the demographic profile of South High was as follows in the 2015-2016 school year:[3]

  • Male - 52.5%
  • Female - 47.5%
  • Hispanic - 42%
  • White - 23.3%
  • African American - 17.4%
  • Asian - 14.5%
  • Multiracial, non-Hispanic - 2.6%
  • Native American - 0.1%

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Robert H. Goddard[5] - engineer, professor, physicist, inventor; credited with creating and building the world's first liquid-fueled rocket.
  • Joyner Lucas - rapper.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "School Choice Receiving District Status" (PDF). March 25, 2015. Retrieved December 2, 2017.
  2. ^ "South High Community School". Retrieved January 30, 2019.
  3. ^ a b "South High Community (03480520) Enrollment Data". MDESE. Retrieved December 2, 2017.
  4. ^ "South High Community School Overview". U.S. News. Retrieved December 2, 2017.
  5. ^ https://www.clarku.edu/research/archives/goddard/bio_note.cfm. Missing or empty |title= (help)