South Side Elementary School

  • South Side Elementary School serves 304 students in grades 3-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 39% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • South Side Elementary School's student population of 304 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-6
Total Students304 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Side Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Side Elementary School is 0.47, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#357 out of 840 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
4%
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Black
37%
49%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in South Side Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
63%
43%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in South Side Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 MS.
Diversity Score0.470.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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 Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePicayune Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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