PROFICIENCY 59% 57% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
42%Etowah County

Southside Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Etowah County" in Southside, AL. There are a total of 565 students and 35 teachers at Southside Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 152 free lunch students and 46 reduced lunch students.

Southside Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 59.0%, which is 57% higher than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch152
Reduced lunch46


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Southside Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

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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Southside Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 95.8% 92.8% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 0.7% 2.9% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.2% 1.0% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.7% 2.1% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.4% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.7% 0.8% 1.7% 3.1%

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Glencoe Middle School44%6.1Glencoe, AL
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Southside demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4519291
Median age43.438.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)71%57%55%
Speak English98%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%

Education level achieved in Southside

Completed 8th grade86.5%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school86.3%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college64.3%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.5%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.3%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.9%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Southside Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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