South Elementary School

  • South Elementary School serves 491 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • South Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

Top Placements

South Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • South Elementary School's student population of 491 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students491 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of South Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of South Elementary School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#403 out of 1666 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall school rank of South Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
17%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in South Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in South Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in South Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
78%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in South Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in South Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.370.59
This chart display the diversity score of South Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAndover School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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