Southside Elementary School



Southside Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southside Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 50
K 120
1 92
2 102
3 83
4 88
5 72
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Southside Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Cairo, GA in the Grady County School District. It enrolls 607 students in grades 1st through 12th. Southside Elementary School is the 633rd largest public school in Georgia and the 12,812th largest nationally. It has 14.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 607
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 43.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,812th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 633rd out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 340th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 498th out of 1,342

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Southside Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 316
(52%)
1,778
(51%)
 Female 291
(48%)
1,723
(49%)

Southside Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 314
(52%)
1,210
(35%)
 White 197
(32%)
1,617
(46%)
 Hispanic 89
(15%)
595
(17%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
59
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
9
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Southside Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 439
(72%)
2,326
(66%)
 Not Eligible 128
(21%)
972
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(7%)
203
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Southside Elementary School is ranked 398th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southside Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.9%) is higher than the state average of 62.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Southside Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 622
2006 600
2007 561
2008 533
2009 564
2010 584
2011 571
2012 607

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 13.6
2007 12.6
2008 12.4
2009 13.1
2010 14
2011 13.7
2012 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65594855305466
2006 0.66333333333333
2007 0.64527629233512
2008 0.70356472795497
2009 0.71276595744681
2010 0.76198630136986
2011 0.76882661996497
2012 0.78912685337727

Compare Southside Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 78.9%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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