Southside High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Southside High School
Southside High School is a public high school located in the city of Southside, USA. It is a four-year comprehensive high school serving grades 9-12. Southside High School is part of the Southside Unified School District and has an enrollment of approximately 1,500 students.
Southside High School offers a wide variety of academic, extracurricular, and athletic programs. The curriculum includes core classes such as English, math, science, and social studies as well as elective courses in the arts, technology, business, and foreign language. The school also offers a number of Advanced Placement courses.
In addition to academics, Southside High School offers a variety of extracurricular activities including student government, clubs, and sports. The school has a strong athletics program with teams in basketball, football, baseball, softball, soccer, track and field, and volleyball.
Southside High School is committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment for all students. The school has a dedicated faculty and staff who are focused on helping students reach their full potential. With its strong academic and extracurricular programs, Southside High School is a great place for students to learn and grow.
7975 Us Highway 80 E
Selma, AL 36701
9 – 12
Overview Southside High School
Southside High School serves 279 students in grades 9-12.
Southside High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Verdict on Southside High School
Southside High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Southside High School is 0.11, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.