10305 Boydton Plank Rd
Dinwiddie, VA 23841
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Southside Elementary School serves 513 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Southside Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is equal to the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Southside Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Southside Elementary School's student population of 513 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
513 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Southside Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Southside Elementary School is 0.67, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#716 out of 1800 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
15%
16%
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Black
40%
22%
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White
39%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 513 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 89% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67 (Top 20%)

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