Southside Elementary School

2460 Batesville Blvd
Batesville, AR 72501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Southside Elementary School serves 888 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Southside Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 888 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Southside Elementary School's student population of 888 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students
888 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Southside Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#341 out of 993 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
14%
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Black
2%
20%
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White
94%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Southside Elementary School's ranking?
Southside Elementary School is ranked #341 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Southside Elementary School often compared to?
Southside Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Eagle Mountain Magnet Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Southside Elementary School?
888 students attend Southside Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Southside Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Southside Elementary School?
Southside Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Southside Elementary School offer ?
Southside Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-3
What school district is Southside Elementary School part of?
Southside Elementary School is part of Southside School District (Independence).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 888 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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