Southside Middle School

  • Southside Middle School serves 844 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • Southside Middle School operates within the Florence 01 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 844 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students844 students
Southside Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Southside Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
Southside Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeSouthside Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
Southside Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Southside Middle School Asian Students (1997-2014)
Hispanic
3%
8%
Southside Middle School Black Students (2003-2015)
Black
53%
35%
Southside Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
43%
52%
Southside Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Southside Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSouthside Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownSC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.540.61
Southside Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
58%
50%
Southside Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
5%
Southside Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Florence 01 School District's student population of 16,433 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,283 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,640 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four years.
School District NameFlorence 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
6
Number of Students Managed16,4333,454
Florence 01 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$166 MM$38 MM
Florence 01 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$156 MM$39 MM
Florence 01 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,283$9,366
Florence 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,640$9,666
Florence 01 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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