South Side Elementary School

Tel: (724)628-5682
Grades: KG-6

293 students

South Side Elementary School serves 293 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
South Side Elementary School operates within the Connellsville Area School District.

Overview

The student population of 293 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 293 students
South Side Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
South Side Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade South Side Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.83. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
South Side Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
South Side Elementary School Asian (2001-2009)
Hispanic
1%
8%
South Side Elementary School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
n/a
16%
South Side Elementary School Black (1988-2010)
White
95%
71%
South Side Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups South Side Elementary School Sch Ethnicity South Side Elementary 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.
0.10 0.83
South Side Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
44%
34%
South Side Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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.
7%
6%
South Side Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,695 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
School District Name Connellsville Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 4,695 1,588
Connellsville Area   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $66 MM n/a
Connellsville Area   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $69 MM n/a
Connellsville Area   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,591 $0
Connellsville Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,258 $0
Connellsville Area   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Connellsville Area Career & Technical Center (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Connellsville Junior High School East (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Zachariah Connell Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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