Southside Special Education School

  • Southside Special Education School serves 47 students in grades 4-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Southside Special Education School's student population of 47 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 4-12
Total Students47 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southside Special Education School's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southside Special Education School is 0.42, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#2292 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southside Special Education School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio6:118:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
11%
8%
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Black
6%
18%
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White
75%
66%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southside Special Education School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.420.28
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Graduation Rate<50%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southside Special Education School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNiles Community s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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