Southside Elementary School

Tel: (904)966-6061
  • Southside Elementary School serves 552 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 42% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 39% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Southside Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.
  • Southside Elementary School operates within the Bradford School District.

School Overview

  • Southside Elementary School's student population of 552 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students552 students
Southside Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Southside Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Southside Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeSouthside Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Southside Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southside Elementary School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
54%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
52%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
Southside Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
3%
Southside Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
n/a
32%
Southside Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
35%
23%
Southside Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
63%
39%
Southside Elementary School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Southside Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsSouthside Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownFL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.490.70
Southside Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
48%
Southside Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
Southside Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Southside Elementary School is Bradford School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 74 school districts in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Bradford School District's student population of 3,206 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,023 in this district is less than the state average of $12,987. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,212 is less than the state average of $13,734. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameBradford School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    12
    22
    Number of Students Managed3,20610,175
    Bradford School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    38%
    54%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    39%
    52%
    District Total Revenue$33 MM$132 MM
    District Spending$33 MM$140 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,023$12,987
    District Spending / Student$10,212$13,734
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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