161 Se Collier Rd
Shelton, WA 98584
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Southside Elementary School serves 215 students in grades Kindergarten-7.
Southside Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington 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 45-49% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Southside Elementary School's student population of 215 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-7
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
215 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Southside Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Southside Elementary School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1200 out of 2052 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
5%
2%
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Asian
1%
8%
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Hispanic
10%
23%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
73%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
11%
8%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.45
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-7
  • Students: 215 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.45 (Btm 50%)

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