Southside Middle School

  • Southside Middle School serves 560 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
  • Southside Middle School operates within the Dougherty County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 560 students has grown by 36% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students560 students
Southside Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Southside Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Southside Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeSouthside Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
Southside Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Black
98%
37%
Southside Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
2%
42%
Southside Middle School White Students (1995-2015)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Southside Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsSouthside Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownGA 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.
0.040.67
Southside Middle School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
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.
100%
57%
Southside Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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.
n/a
6%
Southside Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Dougherty County School District's student population of 15,308 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,990 is higher than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,087 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameDougherty County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
5
Number of Students Managed15,3083,306
Dougherty County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$174 MM$36 MM
Dougherty County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$175 MM$34 MM
Dougherty County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,990$10,365
Dougherty County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,087$9,935
Dougherty County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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