South Side High School

  • South Side High School serves 1,090 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥99% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • South Side High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57%.

Top Placements

South Side High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

  • South Side High School's student population of 1,090 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 98 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,090 students
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Total Classroom Teachers98 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Side High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Side High School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1 out of 4239 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
11%
27%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
78%
43%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.380.71
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Graduation Rate
98%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRockville Centre Union Free School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rockville Centre Wilson School
    Grades: K-5 | 419 students
    0.1 miles
    25 Buckingham Rd
    Rockville Centre, NY 11570
    (516)255-8910
    0.1 K-5 419
  • Rockville Centre Hewitt School
    Grades: K-5 | 454 students
    0.3 miles
    446 Hempstead Ave
    Rockville Centre, NY 11570
    (516)255-8913
    0.3 K-5 454
  • Baldwin Plaza Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 423 students
    0.5 miles
    501 Seaman Ave
    Baldwin, NY 11510
    (516)434-6600
    0.5 K-5 423
  • Baldwin Lenox Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 315 students
    0.7 miles
    551 Lenox Rd
    Baldwin, NY 11510
    (516)434-6400
    0.7 K-5 315
  • Baldwin Baldwin Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1589 students
    1.0 miles
    841 E T Kloberg Dr
    Baldwin, NY 11510
    (516)434-6100
    1.0 9-12 1589

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