South, The Place To Be.

South is known for exemplary academic programs and advanced placement opportunities, dynamic theater productions, musical opportunities, studies in the visual arts and world languages.

Learn about our programs.

New graduation requirements take effect

Last spring, the MPS board of education approved new course requirements for incoming 9th graders; and a new way of counting class credits for all high school students. See how credits are counted; freshmen course requirements; and the graduation overview for all students.

State of the School Title I Meeting Set

Learn about the state of South High School and the plan to engage with both families and the community at the upcoming Title I meeting, 6 p.m.,Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015. Conference room 149. Know more about your right to be involved in your child's education.

First Day at South High Garners Media Attention

Making it clear South High is the place to be, the Corcoran Neighborhood Organization mobilized a rousing back-to-school welcome, showcasing the vibrancy that is South. See coverage in the Strib ,  KARE 11 and our image gallery.

Washington Post Cites South Among Most Challenging

The Washington Post's ranking of most challenging Minnesota high schools places South High 14th on the list. The list identifies schools that have done the best job in persuading average students to take college-level courses and tests. The complete list.  How the list works.

CPEO Meetings Begin Tuesday, September 8

See information in Spanish, Somali, English to learn more about Connecting Parents to Educational Opportunties. Meetings scheduled each Tuesday, September 8 - October 27, 6 - 8:30 p.m. Dinner and childcare provided.  Contact: Sharon White, 668-4300; Penny Jones-Richardson, 668-2098.


Theater Retreat
August 28, 2015

Theater Orientation
September 2, 2015

Labor Day (No School)
September 7, 2015

CPEO Meeting
September 8, 2015

Fall Theater Auditions
September 9, 10, 11,  2015

Picture Day
September 10, 2015