140 Shepherd St
Rockville Centre, NY 11570
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
South Side High School serves 1,053 students in grades 9-12.
South Side High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 98% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,053 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 98% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

South Side High School's student population of 1,053 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,053 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
95 teachers
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School Rankings

South Side High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of South Side High School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#45 out of 4228 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
98%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥99%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
14%
28%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
74%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.43
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Graduation Rate
≥99%
83%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
1%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,053 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 98% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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