Southside Elementary School

  • Southside Elementary School serves 388 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 52% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Southside Elementary School's student population of 388 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students388 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southside Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southside Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#1623 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
46%
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 Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
63%
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 Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Southside Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Southside Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Southside Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
96%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Southside Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
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 Pennsylvania 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 PA.
Diversity Score0.080.53
This chart display the diversity score of Southside Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
41%
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 Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
3%
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 Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHuntingdon Area SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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