South Side High School

South Side High School serves 394 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 31%.
South Side High School operates within the South Side Area School District.
South Side Area School District's 96% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

The student population of 394 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 394 students
South Side High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % South Side High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
South Side High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade South Side High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
South Side High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
White
98%
69%
South Side High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
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 0.24
South Side High 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.
26%
38%
South Side High 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.
4%
5%
South Side High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

South Side Area School District's student population of 1,150 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 96% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The revenue/student of $17,595 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $16,261 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name South Side Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,150 1,514
South Side Area   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 96% 89%
South Side Area   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2014)
District Total Revenue $22 MM $21 MM
South Side Area   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $21 MM $20 MM
South Side Area   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $17,595 $12,967
South Side Area   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,261 $12,300
South Side Area   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School (4.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Side Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Side Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HookstownSouth Side Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 495 students
    0 miles
    4949 State Route 151
    HookstownPA 15050
    (724)573-9581
    0PK-5495
  • HookstownSouth Side Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 261 students
    0 miles
    4949 State Route 151
    HookstownPA 15050
    (724)573-9581
    06-8261
  • MidlandPennsylvania Cyber Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: PK-12 | 10389 students
    4.7 miles
    652 Midland Ave
    MidlandPA 15059
    (724)643-1180
    4.7PK-1210389
  • MidlandLincoln Park Performing Arts Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 7-12 | 656 students
    5 miles
    One Lincoln Park
    MidlandPA 15059
    (724)643-9004
    57-12656
  • Midland Midland El/ms
    Grades: PK-12 | 310 students
    5.3 miles
    173 7th St
    MidlandPA 15059
    (724)643-8650
    5.3PK-12310

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