South Side Elementary School



South Side Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Side Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 84
1 91
2 105
3 87
4 87
5 100
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Side Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Harrisburg, PA in the Central Dauphin School District. It enrolls 554 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Side Elementary School is the 505th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 16,761st largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 554
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 37
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,761st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 505th out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 901st out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 449th out of 1,834

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South Side Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 284
(51%)
3,709
(48%)
 Male 270
(49%)
4,002
(52%)

South Side Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 185
(33%)
1,330
(17%)
 White 165
(30%)
4,348
(56%)
 Hispanic 96
(17%)
963
(12%)
 Two or More 77
(14%)
606
(8%)
 Asian 30
(5%)
444
(6%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
18
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

South Side Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 282
(51%)
2,520
(33%)
 Not Eligible 212
(38%)
4,631
(60%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 60
(11%)
560
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, South Side Elementary School is ranked 343rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Side Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.7%) is higher than the state average of 45.4%. 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.

South Side Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 533
2006 641
2007 556
2008 448
2009 479
2010 608
2011 591
2012 554

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 16.4
2007 13.7
2008 11.5
2009 12.1
2010 14.1
2011 14.4
2012 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44090056285178
2006 0.42277691107644
2007 0.45863309352518
2008 0.56919642857143
2009 0.64300626304802
2010 0.53125
2011 0.58037225042301
2012 0.6173285198556

Compare South Side Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 61.7%
 

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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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