South Side Middle School

67 Hillside Ave
Rockville Centre, NY 11570
7/
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Top 50%
Serving 862 students in grades 6-8, South Side Middle School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the New York state average of 55%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the New York state average of 62%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 862 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : Top 50% in NY
  • : 56% (Top 50%)
  • : 75% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

South Side Middle School's student population of 862 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 85 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
862 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
85 teachers
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School Rankings

South Side Middle School ranks within the top 50% of all 4,093 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of South Side Middle School is 0.46, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NY)
#1464 out of 4093 schools
(Top 50%)
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56%
55%
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75%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
15%
29%
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Black
8%
16%
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White
72%
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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0.46
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Side Middle School's ranking?
South Side Middle School is ranked #1464 out of 4,093 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
56% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 55% NY state average), while 75% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% NY state average).
How many students attend South Side Middle School?
862 students attend South Side Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of South Side Middle School students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Side Middle School?
South Side Middle School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does South Side Middle School offer ?
South Side Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is South Side Middle School part of?
South Side Middle School is part of Rockville Centre Union Free School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 862 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 56% (Top 50%)
  • : 75% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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