South Side Grade School



South Side Grade School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Side Grade School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 195
2 142
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 337 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Side Grade School is the 1,564th largest public school in Illinois and the 38,230th largest nationally. It has 13.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 337
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.61
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,230th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,564th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 429th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,216th out of 2,415

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South Side Grade School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 183
(54%)
970
(53%)
 Female 154
(46%)
860
(47%)

South Side Grade School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 311
(92%)
1,660
(91%)
 Hispanic 12
(4%)
62
(3%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
61
(3%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
27
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

South Side Grade School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 173
(51%)
961
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 164
(49%)
820
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
49
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, South Side Grade School is ranked 1,302nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Side Grade School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 52.9%. 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
2013 348
2014 377
2015 337

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
2013 14.1
2014 14.4
2015 13.2

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
2013 0.52873563218391
2014 0.56763925729443
2015 0.486646884273

Compare South Side Grade School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,320.0% 13.2:1
 
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 48.7%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
South Side Grade School
Effingham, IL
Public 01 - 02 337 13.2:1  
Sacred Heart Elementary School
Effingham, IL
Private PK - 08 219 14:1 1 miles
Effingham Junior High School
Effingham, IL
Public 06 - 08 584 18.1:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 06 561 17.4:1 5 miles
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Private PK - 08 155 12:1 9 miles
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Public PK - 06 300 15.8:1 10 miles
Altamont Grade School
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Public PK - 08 472 14.1:1 12 miles
Trinity Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 113 14:1 12 miles
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Private KG - 08 146 13:1 12 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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