Southside K-8

  • Southside K-8 serves 433 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

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Southside K-8 places among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Southside K-8's student population of 433 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students433 students
This chart display total students of Southside K-8 by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Southside K-8
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Southside K-8 by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Southside K-8 by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Southside K-8 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southside K-8 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Southside K-8 and the public school average student teacher ratio of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Southside K-8 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Black
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Southside K-8 and the percentage of Black public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
94%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Southside K-8 and the percentage of White public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southside K-8.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.120.12
This chart display the diversity score of Southside K-8 and the public school average diversity score of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
14%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Southside K-8 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southside K-8 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMcdowell County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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