Southside Elementary



Southside Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southside Elementary Students by Grade
PK 25
K 73
1 77
2 70
3 84
4 90
5 82
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Southside Elementary is a public elementary school located in Blairs, VA in the Pittsylvania County Public Schools. It enrolls 501 students in grades 1st through 12th. Southside Elementary is the 663rd largest public school in Virginia and the 21,827th largest nationally. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 501
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,827th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 663rd out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 293rd out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 496th out of 1,156

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Southside Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 268
(53%)
3,127
(49%)
 Male 233
(47%)
3,224
(51%)

Southside Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 316
(63%)
4,428
(70%)
 Black 145
(29%)
1,455
(23%)
 Hispanic 24
(5%)
275
(4%)
 Two or More 16
(3%)
150
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
30
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Southside Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 268
(53%)
3,215
(51%)
 Not Eligible 192
(38%)
2,580
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(8%)
556
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Southside Elementary is ranked 356th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southside Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.7%) is higher than the state average of 44.7%. 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 475
2006 508
2007 529
2008 557
2009 563
2010 556
2011 521
2012 530
2013 510
2014 526
2015 501

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.8
2006 11.9
2007 17.1
2008 16.9
2009 17.1
2010 17.9
2011 15.3
2012 15.4
2013 15.1
2014 14.7
2015 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48631578947368
2006 0.45866141732283
2007 0.47637051039698
2008 0.55475763016158
2009 0.59502664298401
2010 0.60611510791367
2011 0.57581573896353
2012 0.60377358490566
2013 0.61960784313725
2014 0.62357414448669
2015 0.61676646706587

Compare Southside Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 61.7%
 

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Public PK - 05 501 14.4:1  
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Public PK - PK 127 14.1:1 6 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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