Southside Elementary School

1901 Webber St
Sarasota, FL 34239
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Southside Elementary School serves 767 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Southside Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Southside Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Southside Elementary School's student population of 767 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students767 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

Southside Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Southside Elementary School is 0.37, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#155 out of 3633 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
33%
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Black
1%
22%
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White
78%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.370.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSarasota School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Southside Elementary School is Sarasota High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Brookside Middle School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sarasota Brookside Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 72% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 752 students
    0.7 miles
    3636 S Shade Ave
    Sarasota, FL 34239
    (941) 361-6472
    0.7 6-8 752
  • Sarasota Sarasota High School Math: 61% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,117 students
    1.2 miles
    2155 Bahia Vista St
    Sarasota, FL 34239
    (941) 955-0181
    1.2 9-12 2,117
  • Sarasota Alta Vista Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 589 students
    1.4 miles
    1050 S Euclid Ave
    Sarasota, FL 34237
    (941) 361-6400
    1.4 K-5 589
  • Sarasota Suncoast School For Innovative Studies Charter School
    Math: 37% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 389 students
    1.4 miles
    845 S School Ave
    Sarasota, FL 34237
    (941) 952-5277
    1.4 PK-8 389
  • Sarasota Phillippi Shores Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 82% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 783 students
    1.6 miles
    4747 S Tamiami Trl
    Sarasota, FL 34231
    (941) 361-6424
    1.6 PK-5 783

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