South Side High School

334 Southside Rd
Bee Branch, AR 72013
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
South Side High School serves 261 students in grades 7-12.
South Side High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 261 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

South Side High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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School Overview

South Side High School's student population of 261 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 34% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
261 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

South Side High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of South Side High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#526 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
14%
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Black
1%
20%
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White
92%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Side High School's ranking?
South Side High School is ranked #526 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are South Side High School often compared to?
South Side High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Shirley High School, Clinton High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
What is the graduation rate of South Side High School?
The graduation rate of South Side High School is 80-89%, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 87%.
How many students attend South Side High School?
261 students attend South Side High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of South Side High School students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Side High School?
South Side High School has a student ration of 6:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does South Side High School offer ?
South Side High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is South Side High School part of?
South Side High School is part of South Side School District(Vanburen).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 261 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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