211 W Douglas Ave
Effingham, IL 62401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
South Side Grade School serves 286 students in grades 1-3.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

South Side Grade School's student population of 286 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-3
Total Students
286 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers (18-19)
23 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of South Side Grade School is 0.24, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
6%
27%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
87%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 1-3
  • Students: 286 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24

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