Southside Middle School
Southside Middle School serves 464 students in grades 4-6.
Southside Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).
- Grades: 4-6
- Students: 464 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
- Minority Enrollment: 10%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in AR
- Math Proficiency: 66% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 41% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education
Southside Middle School's student population of 464 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
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Students by Grade
Southside Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 998 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Southside Middle School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#361 out of 998 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education
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