Southside Junior High School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
70 Scott Dr
Batesville, AR 72501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Southside Junior High School serves 457 students in grades 7-9.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Southside Junior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

School Overview

Southside Junior High School's student population of 457 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students457 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Southside Junior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Southside Junior High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#416 out of 1008 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
13%
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Black
1%
20%
White
91%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.170.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouthside School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Southside Junior High School is Southside Charter High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Batesville Junior High School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Southside Middle School (0.5 miles away)
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