South Side Grade School



South Side Grade School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Side Grade School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 213
2 152
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Side Grade School is a public elementary school located in Effingham, IL in the Effingham Community Unit School District 40. It enrolls 365 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Side Grade School is the 1,419th largest public school in Illinois and the 35,164th largest nationally. It has 10.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 365
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 36
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,164th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,419th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 295th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 659th out of 2,345

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South Side Grade School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 190
(52%)
985
(53%)
 Female 175
(48%)
886
(47%)

South Side Grade School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 335
(92%)
1,730
(92%)
 Two or More 12
(3%)
59
(3%)
 Hispanic 10
(3%)
51
(3%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
8
(0%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

South Side Grade School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 176
(48%)
976
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 160
(44%)
740
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(8%)
155
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, South Side Grade School is ranked 1,211th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Side Grade School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

South Side Grade School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 281
2006 253
2007 232
2008 220
2009 362
2010 382
2011 364
2012 365

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.4
2006 13.3
2007 13.6
2008 11
2009 13.2
2010 14.7
2011 15.8
2012 10.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46619217081851
2006 0.45059288537549
2007 0.49568965517241
2008 0.53636363636364
2009 0.54972375690608
2010 0.51570680628272
2011 0.54945054945055
2012 0.51780821917808

Compare South Side Grade School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,010.0% 10.1:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 51.8%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
South Side Grade School
Effingham, IL
Public 01 - 02 365 10.1:1  
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Private PK - 08 382 12:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 08 117 10:1 9 miles
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Public PK - 06 250 9.2:1 10 miles
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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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