South Side High School
10 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About South Side High School
South Side High School is a public high school located in the city of Chicago, Illinois. It is one of the oldest and most respected educational institutions in the city, and has been providing quality education to its students since its founding in 1887. South Side High School is a comprehensive four-year high school that offers a wide range of academic and extracurricular activities for its students. South Side High School has an impressive variety of clubs, organizations, and sports teams that students can participate in. The school also offers a variety of Advanced Placement (AP) courses and honors classes for students who wish to challenge themselves academically. South Side High School is a diverse and welcoming school community with a strong sense of pride and tradition. The school is committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment, and its staff and faculty are dedicated to helping students reach their full potential. South Side High School is an excellent choice for students looking for a quality education and a supportive learning environment.
334 Southside Rd
Bee Branch, AR 72013
7 – 12
Overview South Side High School
South Side High School serves 230 students in grades 7-12.
South Side High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).
Verdict on South Side High School
South Side High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of South Side High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.