Southern Hills Elementary School

  • Southern Hills Elementary School serves 813 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is equal to the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Southern Hills Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Southern Hills Elementary School's student population of 813 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students813 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Southern Hills Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southern Hills Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Southern Hills Elementary School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank#845 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Southern Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southern Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Southern Hills Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
88%
43%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Southern Hills Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
7%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Southern Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southern Hills Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.220.61
This chart display the diversity score of Southern Hills Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Southern Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southern Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCaddo Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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