Southside Elementary School

1320 W 200 S
Columbus, IN 47201
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Southside Elementary School serves 910 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Southside Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Southside Elementary School's student population of 910 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students910 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Southside Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Southside Elementary School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#424 out of 1762 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
24%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
12%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
59%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.590.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBartholomew Con School Corp School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Southside Elementary School is Columbus East High School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Central Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Csa Lincoln Campus (2.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbus Csa Lincoln Campus Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-6 | 345 students
    2.6 miles
    750 5th St
    Columbus, IN 47201
    (812) 376-4447
    2.6 K-6 345
  • Columbus Central Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 847 students
    2.7 miles
    725 7th St
    Columbus, IN 47201
    (812) 376-4287
    2.7 7-8 847
  • Columbus Richard L Johnson Early Education Center
    Grades: PK | 60 students
    3.0 miles
    1209 S Sycamore St
    Columbus, IN 47201
    (812) 376-4569
    3 PK 60
  • Columbus Csa Fodrea Campus Magnet School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 383 students
    3.1 miles
    2775 Illinois St
    Columbus, IN 47201
    (812) 376-4321
    3.1 PK-6 383
  • Columbus Columbus East High School Math: 35% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,515 student
    3.4 miles
    230 S Marr Rd
    Columbus, IN 47201
    (812) 376-4369
    3.4 9-12 1,515

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