South Side Elementary School

1350 S Sherman St
Kendallville, IN 46755
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
South Side Elementary School serves 414 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
South Side Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

South Side Elementary School's student population of 414 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students414 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

South Side Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (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 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1453 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
13%
12%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
83%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.300.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Noble School Corporation School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to South Side Elementary School is East Noble High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northeast In Spec Ed Coop (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kendallville East Noble High School Math: 53% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 1,222 student
    0.2 miles
    901 Garden St
    Kendallville, IN 46755
    (260) 347-2032
    0.2 8-12 1,222
  • Kendallville East Noble Middle School Math: 49% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 527 students
    0.6 miles
    401 E Diamond St
    Kendallville, IN 46755
    (260) 347-0100
    0.6 7-8 527
  • Kendallville Four County Area Vocational Coop Vocational School
    Grades: 11-12
    1.1 miles
    1607 E Dowling St
    Kendallville, IN 46755
    (888) 349-0250
    1.1 11-12 n/a
  • Kendallville Northeast In Spec Ed Coop Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12
    1.1 miles
    1607 E Dowling
    Kendallville, IN 46755
    (260) 347-5236
    1.1 PK-12 n/a
  • Kendallville North Side Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 385 students
    1.3 miles
    302 E Harding St
    Kendallville, IN 46755
    (260) 347-1354
    1.3 K-6 385

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