George Southard Elementary School

George Southard Elementary School serves 435 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
George Southard Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

George Southard Elementary School's student population of 435 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students435 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

George Southard Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of George Southard Elementary School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#2039 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
15%
27%
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Black
4%
17%
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White
71%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.470.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLockport City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to George Southard Elementary School is Lockport High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Park Junior High School (3.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Charles A Upson Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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