26535 Hwy 16
Denham Springs, LA 70726
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Southside Junior High School serves 442 students in grades 6-8.
Southside Junior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

Southside Junior High School's student population of 442 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
442 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Southside Junior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,267 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
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 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#558 out of 1267 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
17%
7%
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Black
13%
43%
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White
66%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
8%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 442 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52 (Top 50%)

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