Southside High School

  • Southside High School serves 846 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Southside High School's student population of 846 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students846 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southside High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southside High School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#636 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
5%
33%
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White
90%
55%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southside High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.190.34
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Graduation Rate
94%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEtowah County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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