Southside Occupational Academy High School
Southside Occupational Academy High School serves 271 students in grades 11-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).
Southside Occupational Academy High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Southside Occupational Academy High School's student population of 271 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Southside Occupational Academy High School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(16-17)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education
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