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South High School is a public school in Torrance, CA. It has 2,164 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 131 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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High School Junior

On Extracurriculars: At South High School, there are not many extracuricular activitys offered. If you want to get involved and participate in things taking place after school, you should join a sport, club, or student council. Most students here that participate in extraciricular activitys find them outside of school. For example, they volenteer at hospitals and animal shelters, play club sports, participate in church events and etc.

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High School Junior

On Academics: South High School is filled with amazing teachers as well as some poor ones. It's awesome when you're able to achieve high grades but it can be difficult with some of the teachers here. The workload is pretty manageable depending on the classes you are enrolled in. APs and honors tend to have a higher workload then the regular classes. The schedulling process is simple. Schedulling for the upcoming year usually takes place during class, making it difficult to miss. At south High, you will always get the core classes you need. South looks at the schedules and asaigns teachers acordingly. The only classes that you will not always recieve is some of the electives. Some popular electives are ceramics, food, and TV production. At this school, they offer a fourth period class called study skills that helps students manage their workload and get extra help on what is needed.

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High School Junior

On Sports & Fitness: South High school is very unique because we have a lot of school spirt. Before games, we have pep ralleys to get the school excited to watch the game. All together we have nice facilities regarding athletics. The track and football feild was recently redone so it is very nice and has been put into excellent use. We also have new locker rooms for freshing up after playing sports.

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High School Senior

On Academics: The curriculum is intense and the workload is heavy for those who take honor and AP classes.

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High School Senior

On Extracurriculars: There are a lot of clubs at school and if there isn't one for you, you can start one.

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South High School is a public school in Torrance, CA. It has 2,164 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 131 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Test Performance

89
South High School performed better than 89% of other schools on California math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1870

Based on 62 students surveyed
Math
650
Verbal
600
Writing
620

ACT:
29

Based on 26 students surveyed
Math
30
English
28
Reading
28
Science
28
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 57% Yes
  • 36% Not sure.
  • 7% No

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
49.9%
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Female
50.1%
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Racial Diversity

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White
45.7%
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Asian
36.7%
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Hispanic
12.1%
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African American
2.2%
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Multiracial
2.0%
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Native American
0.9%
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Pacific Islander
0.3%