Southside Elementary



Southside Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southside Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 85
1 77
2 84
3 83
4 69
5 57
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Southside Elementary is a public elementary school located in Dinwiddie, VA in the Dinwiddie County Public Schools. It enrolls 455 students in grades 1st through 12th. Southside Elementary is the 774th largest public school in Virginia and the 26,378th largest nationally. It has 16.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 455
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,378th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 774th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 696th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 792nd out of 1,156

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Southside Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 237
(52%)
1,556
(51%)
 Female 218
(48%)
1,510
(49%)

Southside Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 187
(41%)
1,654
(54%)
 Black 176
(39%)
1,046
(34%)
 Hispanic 68
(15%)
186
(6%)
 Two or More 20
(4%)
160
(5%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
7
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Southside Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 320
(70%)
1,490
(49%)
 Not Eligible 86
(19%)
1,347
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(11%)
229
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Southside Elementary is ranked 252nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southside Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.1%) is significantly 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 371
2006 365
2007 389
2008 407
2009 426
2010 417
2011 432
2012 436
2013 426
2014 502
2015 455

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.5
2006 9.2
2007 12.5
2008 12.3
2009 14.8
2010 14.3
2011 17.1
2012 17.8
2013 16.1
2014 17.8
2015 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.49056603773585
2006 0.55068493150685
2007 0.5681233933162
2008 0.63390663390663
2009 0.63380281690141
2010 0.76258992805755
2011 0.73842592592593
2012 0.72477064220183
2013 0.73004694835681
2014 0.65139442231076
2015 0.81098901098901

Compare Southside Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 81.1%
 

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Public KG - 05 455 16.7:1  
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