South Side High School

  • South Side High School serves 395 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • South Side High School operates within the South Side Area School District.
  • South Side Area School District's 96% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 395 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students395 students
South Side High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %South Side High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
South Side High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeSouth Side High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
South Side High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
South Side High School Asian Students (1988-1996)
Black
n/a
15%
South Side High School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
98%
68%
South Side High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
2%
3%
South Side High School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSouth Side High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.040.51
South Side High School Diversity Score (1990-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
22%
41%
South Side High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
5%
South Side High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • South Side Area School District's student population of 1,130 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 96% has decreased from 99% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $18,754 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,332 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has declined by 29% over four years.
School District NameSouth Side Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed1,1301,497
South Side Area School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate96%89%
South Side Area School District Graduation Rate (1992-2015)
District Total Revenue$22 MM$21 MM
South Side Area School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$21 MM$20 MM
South Side Area School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$18,754$12,967
South Side Area School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$17,332$12,300
South Side Area School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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