1300 Troy Pike
Versailles, KY 40383
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Southside Elementary School serves 562 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Southside Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 562 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Southside Elementary School's student population of 562 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
562 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Southside Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Southside Elementary School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#130 out of 1230 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
8%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
85%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
2%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Southside Elementary School's ranking?

Southside Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What schools are Southside Elementary School often compared to?

Southside Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Huntertown Elementary School, Simmons Elementary School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

48% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 53% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).

How many students attend Southside Elementary School?

562 students attend Southside Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

85% of Southside Elementary School students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Southside Elementary School?

Southside Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does Southside Elementary School offer ?

Southside Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Southside Elementary School part of?

Southside Elementary School is part of Woodford County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 562 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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