South Side Elementary School

712 S Pine St
Champaign, IL 61820
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
South Side Elementary School serves 303 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
South Side Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

South Side Elementary School's student population of 303 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students303 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

South Side Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (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 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1731 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
26%
17%
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White
60%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.570.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChampaign CUSD 4 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Side Elementary School is Central High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Edison Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Champaign Central High School Math: 40% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,282 student
    0.5 miles
    610 W University Ave
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 351-3914
    0.5 9-12 1,282
  • Champaign Edison Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 719 students
    0.5 miles
    306 W Green St
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 351-3771
    0.5 6-8 719
  • Champaign Westview Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 422 students
    0.6 miles
    703 S Russell St
    Champaign, IL 61821
    (217) 351-3905
    0.6 K-5 422
  • Champaign Dr Howard Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 314 students
    0.7 miles
    1117 W Park Ave
    Champaign, IL 61821
    (217) 351-3866
    0.7 K-5 314
  • Champaign R E A D Y Program Alternative School
    Grades: 10 | 94 students
    0.9 miles
    45 E University Ave
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 239-0322
    0.9 10 94

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