South Elementary School

  • South Elementary School serves 643 students in grades PK-4.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the MA average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • South Elementary School operates within the Plymouth School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 643 students has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 643 students
South Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % South Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
South Elementary School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade South Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
South Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
South Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
4%
18%
South Elementary School Black Students (1996-2015)
Black
1%
9%
South Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
91%
64%
South Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
South Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
3%
South Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups South Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.17 0.55
South Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
24%
36%
South Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
4%
South Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Plymouth School District's student population of 7,703 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,033 in this district is less than the state average of $18,534. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,855 is less than the state average of $18,197. The district spending/student has grown by 21% over four years.
School District Name Plymouth School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
3
Number of Students Managed 7,703 1,368
Plymouth School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $133 MM $25 MM
Plymouth School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $139 MM $25 MM
Plymouth School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $17,033 $18,534
Plymouth School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,855 $18,197
Plymouth School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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