Southside Middle School

Southside Middle School serves 410 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Southside Middle School operates within the Dougherty County School District.

Overview

The student population of 410 students has declined by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 410 students
Southside Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Southside Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Southside Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 15:1
Southside Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Black
98%
37%
Southside Middle School Black Students (1994-2013)
White
2%
44%
Southside Middle School White Students (1994-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Southside Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.04 0.40
Southside Middle School Diversity Score (1994-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
90%
52%
Southside Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%
Southside Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 17,885 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,619 is higher than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,993 is higher than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Dougherty County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
28
5
Number of Students Managed 17,885 3,197
Dougherty County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $172 MM $34 MM
Dougherty County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $178 MM $36 MM
Dougherty County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,619 $9,939
Dougherty County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,993 $10,367
Dougherty County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Monroe High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Albany Regional Youth Detention Center (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alice Coachman Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AlbanyMonroe High School
    900 Lippitt Dr
    AlbanyGA 31701
    (229)431-3316
    0.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1164 students                      
  • AlbanyAlbany Regional Youth Detention Center
    Alternative School
    2030 Newton Rd
    AlbanyGA 31701
    (229)430-1958
    Alternative School

    0.5 mi | Gr. 7-9 | 4 students                      
  • AlbanyDougherty County Drop Back In Academy
    513 Corn Ave
    AlbanyGA 31701
    (229)883-8020
    0.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 204 students                      
  • Albany Alice Coachman Elementary School
    1425 West Oakridge Dr
    AlbanyGA 31707
    (229)431-3488
    1.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 342 students                      
  • AlbanyAlbany High School
    801 West Residence Ave
    AlbanyGA 31701
    (229)431-3300
    1.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 921 students                      

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