South Elementary School

444 S 8th St
Upper Sandusky, OH 43351
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
South Elementary School serves 138 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
South Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Ohio state average of 30% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

South Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

School Overview

South Elementary School's student population of 138 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students138 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Rankings

South Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,233 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of South Elementary School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall Testing Rank
#912 out of 3233 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
64%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
14%
6%
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Black
2%
17%
White
81%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.330.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUpper Sandusky Exempted Village School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Elementary School is Upper Sandusky High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Upper Sandusky Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Union Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Upper Sandusky Union Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-3 | 261 students
    0.5 miles
    390 W Walker St
    Upper Sandusky, OH 43351
    (419) 294-5721
    0.5 K-3 261
  • Upper Sandusky Upper Sandusky Middle School Math: 67% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 4-8 | 535 students
    0.5 miles
    390 W Walker St
    Upper Sandusky, OH 43351
    (419) 294-5721
    0.5 4-8 535
  • Upper Sandusky East Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 132 students
    0.9 miles
    401 N 3rd St
    Upper Sandusky, OH 43351
    (419) 294-2396
    0.9 K-5 132
  • Upper Sandusky Upper Sandusky High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 532 students
    1.2 miles
    800 N Sandusky Ave
    Upper Sandusky, OH 43351
    (419) 294-2308
    1.2 9-12 532
  • Carey Carey Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 344 students
    10.0 miles
    2016 Blue Devil Drive
    Carey, OH 43316
    (419) 396-6767
    10 K-5 344

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