Southside Elementary School

2551 Highway 77
Gadsden, AL 35907
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Southside Elementary School serves 549 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Southside Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Southside Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Southside Elementary School's student population of 549 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students549 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Southside Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Southside Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#106 out of 1270 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
1%
33%
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White
95%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.100.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEtowah County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Southside Elementary School is Southside High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rainbow Middle School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John S Jones Elementary School (3.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gadsden Southside High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 820 students
    0.4 miles
    2361 School Drive
    Gadsden, AL 35907
    (256) 442-2172
    0.4 9-12 820
  • Rainbow City John S Jones Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 698 students
    3.0 miles
    301 Lumley Rd
    Rainbow City, AL 35906
    (256) 442-2900
    3 PK-5 698
  • Rainbow City Rainbow Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 641 students
    3.1 miles
    454 Lumbley Rd
    Rainbow City, AL 35906
    (256) 442-1095
    3.1 6-8 641
  • Rainbow City Etowah County Special Education Learning Center Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12
    3.3 miles
    209a Grand Ave W
    Rainbow City, AL 35906
    (256) 442-1050
    3.3 PK-12 n/a
  • Gadsden Eura Brown Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 352 students
    4.1 miles
    1231 Alcott Rd
    Gadsden, AL 35901
    (256) 546-0011
    4.1 K-5 352

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