433 Lucinda Ln
Watervliet, MI 49098
(School attendance zone shown in map)
South Elementary School serves 343 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

School Overview

South Elementary School's student population of 343 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
343 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of South Elementary School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
19%
8%
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Black
3%
18%
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White
72%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.45
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend South Elementary School?

343 students attend South Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

72% of South Elementary School students are White, 19% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 2% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of South Elementary School?

South Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.

What grades does South Elementary School offer ?

South Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-2 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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