Southside Elementary School

1023 Walrath St
Sparta, WI 54656
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Southside Elementary School serves 250 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Southside Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Southside Elementary School's student population of 250 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students250 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Southside Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Southside Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#791 out of 2029 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
21%
12%
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Black
n/a
9%
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White
74%
70%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.410.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSparta Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Southside Elementary School is Sparta Alternative Independent Learning School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sparta High Point School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lakeview Montessori School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sparta Lakeview Montessori School Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 171 students
    0.6 miles
    711 Pine St
    Sparta, WI 54656
    (608) 366-3468
    0.6 PK-6 171
  • Sparta Maplewood Elementary School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 194 students
    0.8 miles
    900 E Montgomery St
    Sparta, WI 54656
    (608) 366-3467
    0.8 K-3 194
  • Sparta Sparta Alternative Independent Learning School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 24 students
    0.9 miles
    201 E Franklin St
    Sparta, WI 54656
    (608) 269-3151
    0.9 9-12 24
  • Sparta Sparta Charter Prekindergarten Charter School
    Grades: PK | 170 students
    0.9 miles
    201 E Franklin St
    Sparta, WI 54656
    (608) 269-3151
    0.9 PK 170
  • Sparta Sparta High Point School Charter School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 48 students
    0.9 miles
    201 E Franklin St
    Sparta, WI 54656
    (608) 269-3151
    0.9 7-12 48

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