Southside Elementary School

  • Southside Elementary School serves 728 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Southside Elementary School's student population of 728 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students728 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southside Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southside Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank#425 out of 999 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Southside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
13%
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Black
2%
21%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Southside Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
92%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Southside Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Southside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southside Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.150.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSOUTHSIDE SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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