Southside Middle School (Closed 2018)

  • Southside Middle School served 418 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 5% (which was lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 9% (which was lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Southside Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 98% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Georgia state average of 61%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students418 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Southside Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Southside Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2164 out of 2185 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Southside Middle School, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Southside Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southside Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Southside Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
n/a
16%
Black
98%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Southside Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Southside Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Southside Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Georgia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southside Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.040.69
This chart display the diversity score of Southside Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Southside Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southside Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDougherty County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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