South Side Elementary School

  • South Side Elementary School serves 302 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • South Side Elementary School operates within the Connellsville Area School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 302 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-6
Total Students302 students
South Side Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %South Side Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
South Side Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeSouth Side Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
South Side Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
South Side Elementary School Asian Students (2001-2013)
Hispanic
n/a
10%
South Side Elementary School Black Students (1997-2014)
Black
n/a
15%
South Side Elementary School Black Students (1991-2014)
White
96%
68%
South Side Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
4%
3%
South Side Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSouth Side Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA 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.
0.080.51
South Side 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.
41%
41%
South Side 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.
6%
5%
South Side Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Connellsville Area School District's student population of 4,320 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,243 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,083 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameConnellsville Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed4,3201,497
Connellsville Area School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$66 MM$21 MM
Connellsville Area School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$75 MM$20 MM
Connellsville Area School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$14,243$12,967
Connellsville Area School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$16,083$12,300
Connellsville Area School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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