Southside Elementary School

  • Southside Elementary School serves 551 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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 551 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students551 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Southside Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Southside Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Southside Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southside Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#120 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Southside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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Asian
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Southside Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Southside Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Southside Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
95%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Southside Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Southside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama 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 Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.100.34
This chart display the diversity score of Southside Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Southside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama 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 Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEtowah County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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