Southside Elementary School
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).
Southside Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
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.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
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
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#716 out of 1800 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education
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