South Elementary School

South Elementary School serves 628 students in grades PK - 4.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 35%.
South Elementary School operates within the Plymouth School District.

School Overview

The student population of 628 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 628 students
South Elementary School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % South Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
South Elementary School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade South Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
South Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
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.
0.15 0.54
South Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
18%
34%
South Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
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.
2%
5%
South Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Plymouth School District's student population of 7,802 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,500 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Plymouth School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
3
Number of Students Managed 7,802 1,326
Plymouth School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $120 MM n/a
Plymouth School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $123 MM n/a
Plymouth School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $14,500 n/a
Plymouth School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $14,958 n/a
Plymouth School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Plymouth South High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Plymouth South Middle School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Indian Brook Elementary School (5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PlymouthPlymouth South High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1160 students
    3.1 miles
    490 Long Pond Rd
    PlymouthMA 02360
    (508)224-7512
    3.19-121160
  • PlymouthPlymouth South Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 811 students
    3.5 miles
    488 Long Pond Rd
    PlymouthMA 02360
    (508)224-2725
    3.55-8811
  • PlymouthIndian Brook Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 663 students
    5 miles
    1181 State Rd
    PlymouthMA 02360
    (508)830-4370
    5KG-5663
  • Buzzards BayBournedale Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 502 students
    5.3 miles
    41 Ernest Valerie Rd
    Buzzards BayMA 02532
    (508)759-7437
    5.3PK-4502
  • PlymouthPlymouth Commun Intermediate
    Grades: 6-8 | 1027 students
    6.3 miles
    117 Long Pond Rd
    PlymouthMA 02360
    (508)830-4450
    6.36-81027

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