1350 S Sherman St
Kendallville, IN 46755
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
South Side Elementary School serves 309 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

South Side Elementary School's student population of 309 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 35% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
309 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

South Side Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,757 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of South Side Elementary School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1580 out of 1757 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
13%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
81%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 309 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.33

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