South Side Area School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 995 students in South Side Area School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
Public Schools in South Side Area School District have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 73% (versus the 62% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in South Side Area School District are South Side High School, South Side Middle School and South Side Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. South Side Area School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Pennsylvania.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Pennsylvania public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

South Side Area School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Pennsylvania for:

Category
Attribute
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
South Side Area School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (PA)
# Schools
3 Schools
2,981 Schools
# Students
995 Students
1,705,456 Students
# Teachers
91 Teachers
117,508 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

South Side Area School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 706 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (PA)
Overall District Rank
#166 out of 707 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of South Side Area   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Side Area   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
62%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Side Area   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85-89%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of South Side Area   School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.05
0.53
# American Indian Students
n/a
2,610 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
n/a
66,991 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# Hispanic Students
2 Students
194,375 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
11%
# Black Students
3 Students
247,656 Students
% Black Students
n/a
15%
# White Students
971 Students
1,124,325 Students
% White Students
98%
66%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
1,444 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
16 Students
66,941 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
20
7,800
# Students in K Grade:
58
120,153
# Students in 1st Grade:
65
125,768
# Students in 2nd Grade:
65
125,945
# Students in 3rd Grade:
59
129,030
# Students in 4th Grade:
68
133,005
# Students in 5th Grade:
78
133,737
# Students in 6th Grade:
77
132,610
# Students in 7th Grade:
77
132,085
# Students in 8th Grade:
82
133,317
# Students in 9th Grade:
86
139,322
# Students in 10th Grade:
88
133,615
# Students in 11th Grade:
80
130,154
# Students in 12th Grade:
92
128,915
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $24,061 is higher than the state median of $16,289. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $22,353 is higher than the state median of $15,665. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (PA)
Total Revenue
$24 MM
$24 MM
This chart display total revenue of South Side Area   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$22 MM
$23 MM
This chart display total spending of South Side Area   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$24,061
$16,289
This chart display average revenue per public school student in South Side Area   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$22,353
$15,665
This chart display average spending per public school student in South Side Area   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best South Side Area School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
South Side High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4949 State Route 151
Hookstown, PA 15050
(724) 573-9581
Grades: 9-12
| 346 students
Rank: #22.
South Side Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4949 State Route 151
Hookstown, PA 15050
(724) 573-9581
Grades: 6-8
| 236 students
Rank: #33.
South Side Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4949 State Route 151
Hookstown, PA 15050
(724) 573-9581
Grades: PK-5
| 413 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • South Side Area School District
  • 4949 State Route 151, Hookstown, PA, 15050-1439
  • (724) 573-9581
  • sssd.k12.pa.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 995 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in PA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.05

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