Southside Elementary School

  • Southside Elementary School serves 412 students in grades 3-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the TN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 35%.
  • Southside Elementary School operates within the Giles County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 412 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-5
Total Students 412 students
Southside Elementary School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender % Southside Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Southside Elementary School Total Teachers (1993-2015)
Students by Grade Southside Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Southside Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1993-2015)
Asian
2%
2%
Southside Elementary School Asian Students (1993-2015)
Hispanic
2%
8%
Southside Elementary School Black Students (1994-2015)
Black
23%
22%
Southside Elementary School Black Students (1993-2015)
White
67%
65%
Southside Elementary School White Students (1993-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Southside Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
6%
2%
Southside Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Southside Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.50 0.27
Southside Elementary School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Southside Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Southside Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

  • Giles County School District's student population of 4,030 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,720 in this district is less than the state average of $9,003. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,525 is less than the state average of $9,420. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Giles County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
8
Number of Students Managed 4,030 3,513
Giles County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $35 MM $32 MM
Giles County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $34 MM $33 MM
Giles County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,720 $9,003
Giles County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,525 $9,420
Giles County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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