Southside Elementary School

Southside Elementary School serves 424 students in grades 3 - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the TN average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Southside Elementary School operates within the Giles County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 424 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-5
Total Students 424 students
Southside Elementary School Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % Southside Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Southside Elementary School Total Teachers (1992-2014)
Students by Grade Southside Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Southside Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2014)
Asian
1%
2%
Southside Elementary School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Black
24%
23%
Southside Elementary School Black Students (1992-2014)
White
70%
65%
Southside Elementary School White Students (1992-2014)
Two or more races
5%
2%
Southside Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.45 0.52
Southside Elementary School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
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.
54%
51%
Southside Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
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.
8%
7%
Southside Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

Giles County School District's student population of 4,030 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,671 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
School District Name Giles County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
8
Number of Students Managed 4,030 3,515
Giles County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $37 MM n/a
Giles County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $38 MM n/a
Giles County School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,671 n/a
Giles County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,805 n/a
Giles County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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  • PulaskiPulaski Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 542 students
    0 miles
    606 Cedar La
    PulaskiTN 38478
    (931)363-5233
    0PK-2542
  • PulaskiGiles Co High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 877 students
    0.3 miles
    200 Sheila Frost Dr
    PulaskiTN 38478
    (931)363-6532
    0.39-12877
  • PulaskiBridgeforth Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 376 students
    1.4 miles
    1051 Bridgeforth Cr
    PulaskiTN 38478
    (931)363-7526
    1.46-8376
  • LynnvilleRichland Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 414 students
    9.4 miles
    10333 Columbia Hw
    LynnvilleTN 38472
    (931)527-0663
    9.4PK-4414
  • LynnvilleRichland School
    Grades: 5-12 | 702 students
    9.6 miles
    10610 Columbia Hw
    LynnvilleTN 38472
    (931)527-3577
    9.65-12702

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