Southside Elementary School

1129 South Range Avenue
Denham Springs, LA 70726
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Southside Elementary School serves 406 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Southside Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Southside Elementary School's student population of 406 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 41% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
406 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Southside Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,267 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Southside Elementary School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#842 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
37%
7%
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Black
16%
43%
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White
47%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
9%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 406 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62 (Top 10%)

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