Southside Primary School

3104 Old Montgomery Hwy
Selma, AL 36703
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Southside Primary School serves 173 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 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 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 173 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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

School Overview

Southside Primary School's student population of 173 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 37% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students
173 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Southside Primary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
10%
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Black
91%
32%
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White
1%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
1%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend Southside Primary School?
173 students attend Southside Primary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Southside Primary School students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Southside Primary School?
Southside Primary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Southside Primary School offer ?
Southside Primary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-2
What school district is Southside Primary School part of?
Southside Primary School is part of Dallas County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 173 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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