South Elementary School

178 Bourne Rd
Plymouth, MA 02360
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 645 students in grades Kindergarten-5, South Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 44%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 645 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • : Top 50% in MA
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

South Elementary School's student population of 645 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
645 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
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School Rankings

South Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,631 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of South Elementary School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MA)
#797 out of 1631 schools
(Top 50%)
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44%
41%
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44%
44%
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35-39%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
23%
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Black
1%
10%
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White
87%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.24
This chart display the diversity score of South Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Elementary School's ranking?
South Elementary School is ranked #797 out of 1,631 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are South Elementary School often compared to?
South Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Manomet Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MA state average), while 44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% MA state average).
How many students attend South Elementary School?
645 students attend South Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of South Elementary School students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Elementary School?
South Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does South Elementary School offer ?
South Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is South Elementary School part of?
South Elementary School is part of Plymouth School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 645 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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