South Side Grade School

211 W Douglas Ave
Effingham, IL 62401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
South Side Grade School serves 322 students in grades 1-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

South Side Grade School's student population of 322 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-2
Total Students322 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of South Side Grade School
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of South Side Grade School is 0.17, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
5%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in South Side Grade School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
17%
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White
91%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Side Grade School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEffingham CUSD 40 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Side Grade School is Aspire Alternative High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tristar Academy Safe School Program (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Effingham Junior High School (0.8 miles away)
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