Muncie Southside High School

1601 East 26th St

Muncie, IN 47302-5897

Tel: (765)747-5320
Grades: 9-12

923 students

Muncie Southside High School serves 923 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Muncie Southside High School operates within the Muncie Community s School District.
The school district's 62% graduation rate is lower than the IN state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 923 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 923 students
Muncie Southside High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Muncie Southside High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Muncie Southside High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 17:1
Muncie Southside High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
1%
10%
Muncie Southside High School Hispanic (1992-2013)
Black
18%
13%
Muncie Southside High School Black (1988-2013)
White
73%
71%
Muncie Southside High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
8%
4%
All Ethnic Groups Muncie Southside High School Sch Ethnicity Muncie Southside High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.43 0.26
Muncie Southside High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
64%
42%
Muncie Southside High 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.
8%
8%
Muncie Southside High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,495 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 62% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Muncie Community s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
3
Number of Students Managed 7,495 1,469
Muncie Community s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 62% 79%
Muncie Community s School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $113 MM $21 MM
District Spending $101 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $15,524 $13,002
Muncie Community s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,877 $11,056
Muncie Community s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Muncie Central High School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wilson Middle School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grissom Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MuncieGrissom Elementary School
    3201 South Macedonia Ave
    MuncieIN 47302
    (765)747-5401
    0.2 mi | 491 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • MuncieHoosier Academy - Muncie
    Charter School
    2801 East 16th St
    MuncieIN 47302
    (765)288-9633
    Charter School

    1.1 mi | 129 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • MuncieSouth View Elementary School
    2100 South Franklin
    MuncieIN 47302
    (765)747-5226
    1.4 mi | 560 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • MuncieSutton Elementary School
    3100 East Memorial Dr
    MuncieIN 47302
    (765)747-5431
    1.4 mi | 366 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • MuncieEast Washington Academy
    1000 East Washington
    MuncieIN 47305
    (765)747-5434
    2.2 mi | 393 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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