South Side High School



South Side High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Side 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
9 387
10 347
11 365
12 343

South Side High School is a public high school of the Fort Wayne Community School District located in Fort Wayne, IN. It has 1,442 students in grades 9th through 12th. South Side High School is the 73rd largest public high school in Indiana and the 3,586th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,442
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 62.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,586th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 73rd out of 433
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 391st out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 94th out of 424

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South Side High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 734
(51%)
4,091
(49%)
 Male 708
(49%)
4,254
(51%)

South Side High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 505
(35%)
2,048
(25%)
 Hispanic 437
(30%)
1,244
(15%)
 White 303
(21%)
3,962
(47%)
 Two or More 115
(8%)
644
(8%)
 Asian 79
(5%)
411
(5%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
27
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
9
(0%)

South Side High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,014
(70%)
4,316
(52%)
 Not Eligible 311
(22%)
3,130
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 117
(8%)
899
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South Side High School is ranked 18th out of 431 ranked schools in Indiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Side High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

South Side High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1528
2006 1492
2007 1494
2008 1479
2009 1529
2010 1596
2011 1520
2012 1479
2013 1400
2014 1358
2015 1442

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22
2006 N/A
2007 20.6
2008 21
2009 20.9
2010 20.2
2011 20.9
2012 14.2
2013 21.4
2014 21.4
2015 23.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61714659685864
2006 0.65616621983914
2007 0.67202141900937
2008 0.69438810006761
2009 0.70961412688031
2010 0.73496240601504
2011 0.77763157894737
2012 0.79377958079784
2013 0.79928571428571
2014 0.80265095729013
2015 0.78432732316227

Compare South Side High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,699.6% 17.0:1
 
2,310.0% 23.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 78.4%
 

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