Southside Junior High School

  • Southside Junior High School serves 416 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 62% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 76% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Southside Junior High School's student population of 416 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students416 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southside Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southside Junior High School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#407 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
17%
6%
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Black
14%
44%
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White
66%
45%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southside Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.520.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School District NameLivingston Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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