South Side Elementary School

  • South Side Elementary School serves 288 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • South Side Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

South Side Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

  • South Side Elementary School's student population of 288 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students288 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Side Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Side Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank#492 out of 1008 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in South Side Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
20%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in South Side Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
94%
60%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Side Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.120.58
This chart display the diversity score of South Side Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Side Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Side School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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