Southside Elementary School

707 South Cedar

Pulaski, TN 38478-4321

Tel: (931)424-7005
Grades: 3-5

404 students

Southside Elementary School serves 404 students in grades 3-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Southside Elementary School operates within the Giles County School District.

Overview

The student population of 404 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-5
Total Students 404 students
Southside Elementary School Total Students (1992-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Students by Grade Southside Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Southside Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1992-2013)
Asian
1%
2%
Black
26%
24%
White
68%
66%
All Ethnic Groups Southside Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Southside 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.
0.47 0.25
Southside Elementary School Diversity Score (1992-2013)
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.
55%
48%
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.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,098 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
School District Name Giles County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
8
Number of Students Managed 4,098 3,353
District Total Revenue $36 MM $28 MM
Giles County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $36 MM $28 MM
Giles County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,020 $8,477
Giles County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,063 $8,379
Giles County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Giles Co High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bridgeforth Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pulaski Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PulaskiPulaski Elementary School
    606 Cedar
    PulaskiTN 38478
    (931)363-5233
    0 mi | 521 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • PulaskiGiles Co High School
    200 Sheila Frost
    PulaskiTN 38478
    (931)363-6532
    0.3 mi | 841 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PulaskiBridgeforth Middle School
    1051 Bridgeforth
    PulaskiTN 38478
    (931)363-7526
    1.4 mi | 436 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • LynnvilleRichland Elementary School
    10333 Columbia
    LynnvilleTN 38472
    (931)527-0663
    9.4 mi | 416 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • LynnvilleRichland School
    10610 Columbia
    LynnvilleTN 38472
    (931)527-3577
    9.6 mi | 710 students | Gr. 5-12                      

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Did You Know?
Tennessee public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.25, which is lower than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Tennessee is Murfreesboro School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.