South Side High School

  • South Side High School serves 1,442 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 55%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 37% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • South Side High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • South Side High School's student population of 1,442 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,442 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Side High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,767 schools in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Side High School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1705 out of 1,767 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
55%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
64%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
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Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
31%
11%
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Black
36%
12%
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White
21%
69%
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Side High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.730.28
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Graduation Rate
83%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Wayne Community s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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