Southside Elementary



Southside Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southside Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 267
3 278
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Southside Elementary is a public elementary school located in Palestine, TX in the Palestine Independent School District. It enrolls 545 students in grades 1st through 12th. Southside Elementary is the 2,418th largest public school in Texas and the 17,921st largest nationally. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 545
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.14
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,921st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 2,418th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,738th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,081st out of 4,778

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Southside Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 287
(53%)
1,039
(53%)
 Female 258
(47%)
940
(47%)

Southside Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 229
(42%)
831
(42%)
 White 164
(30%)
526
(27%)
 Black 123
(23%)
532
(27%)
 Two or More 23
(4%)
71
(4%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
15
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Southside Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 353
(65%)
1,396
(71%)
 Not Eligible 139
(26%)
427
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(10%)
156
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Southside Elementary is ranked 1,767th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southside Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.5%) is slightly higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 546
2006 569
2007 556
2008 583
2009 552
2010 562
2011 518
2012 515
2013 514
2014 534
2015 545

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 13.9
2007 13.6
2008 14.3
2009 14
2010 15.6
2011 14.3
2012 14.4
2013 13.2
2014 13.7
2015 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.70512820512821
2006 0.73813708260105
2007 0.73021582733813
2008 0.7409948542024
2009 0.78442028985507
2010 0.7864768683274
2011 0.78764478764479
2012 0.8
2013 0.83073929961089
2014 0.78464419475655
2015 0.74495412844037

Compare Southside Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 74.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Southside Elementary
Palestine, TX
Public 02 - 03 545 14.7:1  
Ut Tyler Innovation Academy - Palestine
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Public 03 - 09 164 13.3:1 3 miles
Story Int
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Public 04 - 06 736 12.9:1 3 miles
Washington Early Childhood Center
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Public PK - PK 184 15.3:1 3 miles
Westwood Pri
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Public PK - 02 460 14.9:1 4 miles
Northside Pri
Palestine, TX
Public PK - 01 514 13.4:1 4 miles
Westwood Elementary
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Public 03 - 06 471 14.6:1 4 miles
Elkhart Middle School
Elkhart, TX
Public 06 - 08 299 13:1 9 miles
Elkhart Elementary
Elkhart, TX
Public PK - 02 332 15.1:1 9 miles
Elkhart Int
Elkhart, TX
Public 03 - 05 245 11.2:1 9 miles
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