South Side Lower Elementary School

  • South Side Lower Elementary School serves 290 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • South Side Lower Elementary School's student population of 290 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students290 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
43%
48%
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White
50%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Side Lower Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.570.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Side Lower Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePicayune School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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