George Southard Elementary School
George Southard Elementary School serves 390 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
George Southard Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 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 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New York state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-4
- Students: 390 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 25%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in NY
- Math Proficiency: 55-59% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 45-49% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education
George Southard Elementary School's student population of 390 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
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George Southard Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of George Southard Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#2220 out of 4228 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education
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