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 declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-5
Total Students 424 students
Southside Elementary School Total Students (1992-2014)
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 decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more than the state average of 0.26. 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 (1992-2014)
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)
All Ethnic Groups Southside Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.26
Southside Elementary School Diversity Score (1992-2014)
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

The district's student population of 4,030 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,671 is less than the state average of $8,707. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,805 is higher than the state average of $8,563. The district spending/student has grown by 23% 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 (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $37 MM $30 MM
Giles County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $38 MM $29 MM
Giles County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,671 $8,707
Giles County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,805 $8,563
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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PulaskiPulaski Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 542 students606 Cedar La
    PulaskiTN 38478
    (931)363-5233
    0PK-2542
  • PulaskiGiles Co High School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 877 students200 Sheila Frost Dr
    PulaskiTN 38478
    (931)363-6532
    0.39-12877
  • PulaskiBridgeforth Middle School
    1.4 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 376 students1051 Bridgeforth Cr
    PulaskiTN 38478
    (931)363-7526
    1.46-8376
  • LynnvilleRichland Elementary School
    9.4 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 414 students10333 Columbia Hw
    LynnvilleTN 38472
    (931)527-0663
    9.4PK-4414
  • LynnvilleRichland School
    9.6 miles | Grades: 5-12 | 702 students10610 Columbia Hw
    LynnvilleTN 38472
    (931)527-3577
    9.65-12702

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