South Side Elementary School

  • South Side Elementary School serves 476 students in grades 3-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 27% (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 28% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • South Side Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • South Side Elementary School's student population of 476 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-4
Total Students476 students
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of South Side Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • South Side Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 835 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Side Elementary School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. 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#489 out of 835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
35%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
Hispanic
1%
4%
Black
76%
49%
White
23%
43%
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 Score0.370.57
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
70%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Point Consolidated School Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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