Southside Elementary School
Southside Elementary School serves 859 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Southside Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-3
- Students: 859 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
- Minority Enrollment: 6%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30% in AR
- Math Proficiency: 70-74% (Top 10%)
- Reading Proficiency: 40-44% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education
Southside Elementary School's student population of 859 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Southside Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 998 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Southside Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#288 out of 998 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education
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