South Side Grade School

211 W Douglas Ave
Effingham, IL 62401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
South Side Grade School serves 285 students in grades 1-3. 
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-3
  • Enrollment: 285 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

South Side Grade School's student population of 285 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-3
Total Students
285 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

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.
This School
State Level (IL)
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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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
3%
17%
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White
91%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
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 Illinois.
0.17
This chart display the diversity score of South Side Grade School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend South Side Grade School?
285 students attend South Side Grade School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of South Side Grade School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Side Grade School?
South Side Grade School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does South Side Grade School offer ?
South Side Grade School offers enrollment in grades 1-3
What school district is South Side Grade School part of?
South Side Grade School is part of Effingham CUSD 40 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-3
  • Enrollment: 285 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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