Southern Elementary School

  • Southern Elementary School serves 317 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

School Overview

  • Southern Elementary School's student population of 317 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students317 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Southern Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southern Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southern Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#779 out of 1,251 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Southern Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southern Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Hispanic
4%
6%
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White
96%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Southern Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Southern Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southern Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.080.25
This chart display the diversity score of Southern Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Southern Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southern Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOhio County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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