PROFICIENCY 53% 20% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
57%Fort Wayne Community Schools
35%Fort Wayne
66%Indiana

South Side High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Fort Wayne Community Schools" in Fort Wayne, IN. There are a total of 1,358 students and 64 teachers at South Side High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 958 free lunch students and 132 reduced lunch students.

South Side High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 53.0%, which is 20% lower than the Indiana average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1358
Teachers63.5
Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch958
Reduced lunch132

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment133
Taking some courses23
Taking some courses (not tests)105
Passing some courses8
Passing no courses11

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At South Side High School, there are a total of 133 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 23 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All49%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School49%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All57%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School57%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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South Side High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictIndianaNational
Caucasian 26.0% 46.6% 71.5% 51.1%
African American 34.3% 24.2% 11.5% 15.9%
Asian 7.1% 4.9% 2.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 26.4% 14.6% 10.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.6% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.8% 9.0% 4.4% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Fairfield Elementary School46%0.6Fort Wayne, IN
Harrison Hill Elementary School55%0.6Fort Wayne, IN
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Weisser Park Elementary School69%0.7Fort Wayne, IN
Merle J Abbett Elementary School45%1.0Fort Wayne, IN
Thurgood Marshall Leadership Academy22%1.0Fort Wayne, IN
John S Irwin Elementary School70%1.3Fort Wayne, IN
Levan R Scott Academy45%1.3Fort Wayne, IN
Jeff H Towles Intermediate School60%1.5Fort Wayne, IN
Study Elementary School57%1.7Fort Wayne, IN
Smith Academy For Excellence50%1.7Fort Wayne, IN
Washington Elementary School70%1.7Fort Wayne, IN

Fort Wayne demographics profile

StatisticFort WayneIndianaNational
Population260,9546,589,578318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,35918091
Median age34.937.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%56%55%
Speak English88%92%79%
Speak Spanish6%5%13%

Education level achieved in Fort Wayne

IndexFort WayneIndianaNational
Completed 8th grade84.7%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school83.7%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college59.6%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.2%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.8%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters9.2%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The South Side High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.