South Elementary School

  • South Elementary School serves 255 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • South Elementary School's student population of 255 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students255 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#420 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
54%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
11%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
19%
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Black
20%
9%
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White
56%
61%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.630.35
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStoughton School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Stoughton Edwin A Jones Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK | 90 students
    1.2 miles
    137 Walnut Street
    Stoughton, MA 02072
    (781)344-1003
    1.2 PK 90
  • Stoughton Joseph H Gibbons
    Grades: K-5 | 363 students
    1.3 miles
    235 Morton Street
    Stoughton, MA 02072
    (781)344-7008
    1.3 K-5 363
  • Brockton Hancock
    Grades: K-5 | 667 students
    1.9 miles
    125 Pearl Street
    Brockton, MA 02301
    (508)580-7252
    1.9 K-5 667
  • Avon Ralph D Butler
    Grades: PK-6 | 395 students
    1.9 miles
    1 Patrick Clark Drive
    Avon, MA 02322
    (508)587-7009
    1.9 PK-6 395
  • Stoughton Stoughton High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1061 students
    1.9 miles
    232 Pearl Street
    Stoughton, MA 02072
    (781)344-7001
    1.9 9-12 1061

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