South Side High School

3601 S Calhoun St
Fort Wayne, IN 46807
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
South Side High School serves 1,358 students in grades 9-12.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

South Side High School's student population of 1,358 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,358 students
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Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
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School Comparison

South Side High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of South Side High School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1691 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
7%
2%
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Hispanic
31%
12%
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Black
34%
13%
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White
19%
68%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
9%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.750.51
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Graduation Rate
81%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Wayne Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Side High School is North Side High School (3.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thurgood Marshall Leadership Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairfield Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Wayne Fairfield Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 519 students
    0.6 miles
    2825 Fairfield Ave
    Fort Wayne, IN 46807
    (260) 467-5900
    0.6 PK-5 519
  • Fort Wayne Harrison Hill Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 666 students
    0.6 miles
    355 S Cornell Cir
    Fort Wayne, IN 46807
    (260) 467-7000
    0.6 PK-5 666
  • Fort Wayne South Wayne Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 389 students
    0.6 miles
    810 Cottage Ave
    Fort Wayne, IN 46807
    (260) 467-8100
    0.6 PK-5 389
  • Fort Wayne Weisser Park Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 66% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 1-5 | 582 students
    0.8 miles
    902 Colerick St
    Fort Wayne, IN 46806
    (260) 467-8875
    0.8 1-5 582
  • Fort Wayne Thurgood Marshall Leadership Academy Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 157 students
    0.9 miles
    2310 Weisser Park
    Fort Wayne, IN 46803
    (260) 755-0193
    0.9 K-8 157

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