Southside Primary School

  • Southside Primary School serves 236 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Southside Primary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Southside Primary School's student population of 236 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 38% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students236 students
This chart display total students of Southside Primary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Southside Primary School
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Southside Primary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Southside Primary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Southside Primary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southside Primary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Southside Primary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
7%
Black
98%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Southside Primary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Southside Primary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southside Primary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.040.34
This chart display the diversity score of Southside Primary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Southside Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southside Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDallas County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Southside Primary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Being a teacher has never been easy but changes in federal funding and legislation have made it harder than ever for public school teachers. Keep reading to learn more.
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
All students deserve to have an equal chance at academic success but not every student learns in the same way. Alternative schools provide students with unique challenges or abilities an opportunity to succeed in a different educational setting. Keep reading to learn more about alternative schools and their impact on college admissions.