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1700 E Louisiana Ave

Denver, CO 80210

(720) 423-6000

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,360

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

31 Parent Reviews for South High School

I highly recommend South High School to parents searching for a school that is culturally diverse to embrace the chance to get to know the students, teacher and staff. I have enjoyed the atmosphere every time I go to South I learn a few new words of a different language spoken. As a parent of two teenagers ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/28/13

Our family has recently experienced how caring the teachers and staff at South are. My daughter has had some health issues which inluded being hospitalized 2 times and missing at least 11 days of school. Each teacher made sure to check in with her when she was able to attend school and they are helping ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/29/12

We do good work here. I am bringing my own daughter here. She wil have more opportunities at South than at her home school.

Posted by a teacher on 08/25/12

I was new to South High School last year as a staff member. What an incredible GEM this school holds inside of it's walls! There is a high standard of academic excellence along with students from 60 different countries. We also host students from the beautiful Wash Park Neighborhood. How great to ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 08/22/12

South High School has a trove of dedicated and talented teachers with a culturally diverse student population. In my opinion, no other school in the district compares with South High.

Posted by a other on 08/22/12

This school is one of those gems that have incalculable value. I grew up in international private schools overseas and am amazed at the diversity within South High School. When I was offered a job at South I thought it'd be like all schools touting "we are diverse"- not so, this is truly a unique school. ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 08/22/12

I just started working at South. I have been in DPS since 1990, and I think South is the best kept secret in Denver Public Schools. The administration is definitely top notch. The faculty and staff are very positive and I really like that. Only great things can happen in this type of healthy ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 08/22/12

Great principal, rigorous and caring teachers, and a true community feeling in an excitingly diverse population.

Posted by a teacher on 08/22/12

South is one of the top schools in the Metro Area. Where else can you find high academic standards and a true international focus. South is a representation of what the world can be when we work together and value each other. It is amazing.

Posted by a teacher on 08/22/12

What an amazing school! South has such a fabulous student body and staff. My child was taking 11 grade classes there as an 8th grader and the students really embraced her instead of teasing her for being smart. They would even text her to remind her of the schedule change since she was only there ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/12/12

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Test scores
Test scores for South High School

TCAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
South High School
Denver Public Schools No. 1
* In 2011-2012 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Denver schools — South High School is located at 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver CO 80210. 1700 E Louisiana Ave is in the 80210 ZIP code in Denver, CO The school district for South High School is the Denver Public Schools No. 1. South High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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