Southside Academy Charter School

  • Southside Academy Charter School serves 687 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15% (which is lower than the New York state average of 48%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 10% (which is lower than the New York state average of 40%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Southside Academy Charter School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • Southside Academy Charter School's student population of 687 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students687 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Southside Academy Charter School
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Southside Academy Charter School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Southside Academy Charter School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Southside Academy Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,354 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southside Academy Charter School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Southside Academy Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southside Academy Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Southside Academy Charter School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Southside Academy Charter School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
15%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Southside Academy Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
80%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Southside Academy Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
4%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Southside Academy Charter School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southside Academy Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.340.39
This chart display the diversity score of Southside Academy Charter School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Southside Academy Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southside Academy Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouthside Academy Charter School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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