Southside High School



Southside High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southside High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 582
11 516
12 499

Southside High School is a public high school of the Fort Smith School District located in Fort Smith, AR. It has 1,597 students in grades 10th through 12th. Southside High School is the 13th largest public high school in Arkansas and the 2,843rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,597
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 102.46

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Southside High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 806
(50%)
3,224
(51%)
 Female 791
(50%)
3,131
(49%)

Southside High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,074
(67%)
2,907
(46%)
 Hispanic 175
(11%)
1,695
(27%)
 Two or More 119
(7%)
446
(7%)
 Asian 111
(7%)
439
(7%)
 Black 98
(6%)
775
(12%)
 American Indian 19
(1%)
86
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
7
(0%)

Southside High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,010
(63%)
2,264
(36%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 449
(28%)
3,492
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 138
(9%)
599
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southside High School is ranked 29th out of 0 ranked schools in Arkansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southside High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (36.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 55.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1501
2006 1531
2007 1561
2008 1518
2009 1541
2010 1547
2011 1557
2012 1597

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 15.2
2007 15.5
2008 14.9
2009 16.2
2010 15.7
2011 15.7
2012 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.19586942038641
2006 0.19137818419334
2007 0.21012171684817
2008 0.23847167325428
2009 0.29201817001947
2010 0.34065934065934
2011 0.35131663455363
2012 0.36756418284283

Compare Southside High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.2% 12.7:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 36.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 55.4%
 

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Public 10 - 12 1,597 15.6:1  
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