South Side Elementary School

1500 Rosa Street
Picayune, MS 39466
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
South Side Elementary School serves 322 students in grades 3-6.
South Side Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

South Side Elementary School's student population of 322 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-6
Total Students322 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

South Side Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of South Side Elementary School is 0.53, 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 (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#312 out of 825 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
39%
48%
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White
57%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.530.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePicayune School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Side Elementary School is Picayune Memorial High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Picayune Junior High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Side Lower Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Picayune Early Head Start Rosa Street
    Grades: PK | 124 students
    0.0 miles
    1620 Rosa Street
    Picayune, MS 39466
    (601) 799-4702
    0 PK 124
  • Picayune South Side Lower Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 290 students
    0.1 miles
    400 South Beech Street
    Picayune, MS 39466
    (601) 799-0683
    0.1 PK-2 290
  • Picayune West Side Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 425 students
    0.7 miles
    111 Kirkwood Street
    Picayune, MS 39466
    (601) 798-3625
    0.7 K-6 425
  • Picayune Picayune Junior High School Math: 45% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 510 students
    0.9 miles
    702 Goodyear Blvd.
    Picayune, MS 39466
    (601) 798-5449
    0.9 7-8 510
  • Picayune Picayune Memorial High School Math: 49% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 939 students
    0.9 miles
    800 Fifth Avenue
    Picayune, MS 39466
    (601) 798-1380
    0.9 9-12 939

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