South Side Middle School

4949 State Route 151
Hookstown, PA 15050
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
South Side Middle School serves 236 students in grades 6-8.
South Side Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania 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 40% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

South Side Middle School's student population of 236 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students236 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

South Side Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of South Side Middle School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1749 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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4%
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Hispanic
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11%
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Black
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15%
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White
98%
66%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.040.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Side Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Side Middle School is South Side High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School (4.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Side Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hookstown South Side Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 413 students
    0.0 miles
    4949 State Route 151
    Hookstown, PA 15050
    (724) 573-9581
    0 PK-5 413
  • Hookstown South Side High School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 346 students
    0.0 miles
    4949 State Route 151
    Hookstown, PA 15050
    (724) 573-9581
    0 9-12 346
  • Midland Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School Charter School
    Math: 24% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 9,664 students
    4.7 miles
    652 Midland Ave
    Midland, PA 15059
    (724) 643-1180
    4.7 PK-12 9,664
  • Midland Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School Charter School
    Math: 55% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-12 | 760 students
    5.0 miles
    One Lincoln Park
    Midland, PA 15059
    (724) 643-9004
    5 7-12 760
  • Midland Midland El/ms Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 280 students
    5.3 miles
    173 7th St
    Midland, PA 15059
    (724) 643-8650
    5.3 PK-12 280

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