Terre Haute South Vigo High School

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Terre Haute South Vigo High School
Terre Haute South Vigo High School logo.png
Address
3737 South 7th Street
Terre Haute, Indiana 47802
United States
Coordinates 39°25′32″N 87°24′30″W / 39.425472°N 87.408298°W / 39.425472; -87.408298Coordinates: 39°25′32″N 87°24′30″W / 39.425472°N 87.408298°W / 39.425472; -87.408298
Information
Type Public high school
Established 1971
School district Vigo County School Corporation
Superintendent Daniel Tanoos
Principal Tammy Rowshandel
Teaching staff 99.54 (on a FTE basis)
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1853[1] (2015-2016)
Student to teacher ratio 18.70
Color(s)             
Athletics conference Conference Indiana
Nickname Braves
Rivals Terre Haute North Vigo High School
Website
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Terre Haute South Vigo High School is a public high school located in Terre Haute, Indiana. As the name implies, the school's district covers the southern portion of Terre Haute, as well as most of southern Vigo County, the county in which Terre Haute is located.

History[edit]

It was first constructed in 1971 along with Terre Haute North Vigo High School. It is located near the northern edge of Honey Creek Township at 7th and Davis streets. Most of the school is one story. It contains Terre Haute's only planetarium, the Allen Memorial Planetarium.

Terre Haute South Vigo High is a consolidation of Terre Haute William H. Wiley High School (1912-1971) and Honey Creek High School (1926-1971). Honey Creek was involved in earlier consolidations as Blackhawk High (1919–71), Pimento High (1919–61), Prairie Creek High (1917–61), Prairieton High (1924–27) were consolidated into Honey Creek. Wiley itself was the second high school in Terre Haute, opening in 1912. After its founding, North added students from Terre Haute State High (a 'laboratory school' for Indiana State University) in 1978. The 'lab school' continued to educate elementary students through 1992.

Demographics[edit]

The demographic breakdown of the 1,861 students enrolled in 2014-2015 was:

  • Male - 53.0%
  • Female - 47.0%
  • Native American/Alaskan - 0.2%
  • Asian/Pacific islanders - 4.0%
  • Black - 6.4%
  • Hispanic - 3.3%
  • White - 78.6%
  • Multiracial - 7.5%

44.3% of the students were eligible for free or reduced lunch. For 2014-2015, this was a Title I school.[2]

Athletics[edit]

THS has won a state championship in girls tennis (2001) and in girls basketball (2002).[3]

Notable alumni[edit]

Wiley High School alumni[edit]

See also[edit]

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