Southside Elementary School

278 East Monroe Street
Powell, WY 82435
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
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Top 30%
Serving 289 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Southside Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Wyoming for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 49%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 54%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the Wyoming state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 23% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 289 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • : Top 30% in WY
  • : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Southside Elementary School's student population of 289 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
289 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Southside Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 311 schools in Wyoming (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Southside Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WY)
#72 out of 311 schools
(Top 30%)
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55-59%
49%
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 Wyoming by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
60-64%
54%
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 Wyoming by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
3%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
15%
14%
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Black
n/a
1%
White
79%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WY.
0.35
This chart display the diversity score of Southside Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Wyoming by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
22%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Southside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
6%
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 Wyoming by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Southside Elementary School's ranking?
Southside Elementary School is ranked #72 out of 311 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Wyoming.
What schools are Southside Elementary School often compared to?
Southside Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Westside Elementary School, Parkside Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 49% WY state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% WY state average).
How many students attend Southside Elementary School?
289 students attend Southside Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Southside Elementary School students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Southside Elementary School?
Southside Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the Wyoming state average of 11:1.
What grades does Southside Elementary School offer ?
Southside Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Southside Elementary School part of?
Southside Elementary School is part of Park County School District # 1.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 289 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WY Dept. of Education

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