Southside High School

Southside High School serves 1,587 students in grades 10 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AR average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 37%.
Southside High School operates within the Fort Smith School District.
Fort Smith School District's 75% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 78%.

School Overview

The student population of 1587 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 102 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 1,587 students
Southside High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Southside High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 102 teachers
Southside High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Southside High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is equal to the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Southside High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
Southside High School American Indian Students (2004-2014)
Asian
7%
1%
Southside High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
11%
11%
Southside High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
4%
21%
Southside High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
65%
63%
Southside High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
12%
2%
Southside High 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.
0.55 0.55
Southside 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.
29%
52%
Southside High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
7%
10%
Southside High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Fort Smith School District's student population of 14,702 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 90% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,750 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Fort Smith School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
3
Number of Students Managed 14,702 816
Fort Smith   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 78%
Fort Smith   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2014)
District Total Revenue $151 MM n/a
Fort Smith   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $155 MM n/a
Fort Smith   School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,750 n/a
Fort Smith   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,076 n/a
Fort Smith   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Belle Point Alternative Center (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ramsey Junior High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Raymond F. Orr Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort SmithRaymond F. Orr Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 409 students
    0.8 miles
    3609 Phoenix St
    Fort SmithAR 72903
    (479)646-3711
    0.8PK-6409
  • Fort SmithBonneville Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 361 students
    1.1 miles
    2500 South Waldron Rd
    Fort SmithAR 72903
    (479)478-3161
    1.1KG-6361
  • Fort SmithFairview Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 664 students
    1.1 miles
    2400 South Dallas
    Fort SmithAR 72901
    (479)783-3214
    1.1PK-6664
  • Fort SmithRamsey Junior High School
    Grades: 7-9 | 907 students
    1.4 miles
    3201 Jenny Lind Rd
    Fort SmithAR 72901
    (479)783-5115
    1.47-9907
  • Fort SmithBallman Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 343 students
    1.5 miles
    2601 South Q St
    Fort SmithAR 72901
    (479)783-1280
    1.5KG-6343

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