School Details

South Side Lower Elementary School

Traditional Public School

400 South Beech Street

Picayune, MS 39466

601-799-0683

Overview

South Side Lower Elementary School serves 308 students in grades PreK-2. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was B. Per student spending for this school is $8,729.

Grades

PreK

K

1

2

SpecialPreK

Performance

B

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$8,729/Child

Demographics

South Side Lower Elementary School serves 308 students. This high-poverty school body is 57.79% White and 33.44% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 14
Student-Teacher Ratio: 5:1
Experienced: 72%
In-Field: 97% 
Principals
Total: 1
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 308

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 72
  •       Special Pre-K: 11
  •       K: 77
  •       1: 64
  •       2: 79
  •       Other: 5

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 33%
  •       White: 58%
  •       Two or More: 7%
  •       Other: 1%

District

Teachers
Total: 243
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 70%
In-Field: 76% 
Principals
Total: 13
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 3,192

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 266
  •       Special Pre-K: 11
  •       K: 222
  •       Special Elementary: 19
  •       1: 202
  •       2: 222
  •       3: 188
  •       4: 239
  •       5: 203
  •       6: 245
  •       7: 241
  •       8: 268
  •       9: 267
  •       10: 212
  •       11: 181
  •       12: 178
  •       Special Secondary: 21
  •       Other: 7

Community

Pearl River County

Total Population: 55,535

  •       Males: 27,314
  •       Females: 28,221

Growth: -0.54%
Number of Households: 20,816
Median Income: $50,611

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 23,085 23,815 46,900 -1%
Black or African American 3,320 3,519 6,839 -1%
Asian-American 109 134 243 3%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 20 29 49 44%
Native American and Alaska Native 191 214 405 24%
Hispanic American 927 878 1,805 10%
Two or more races 589 510 1,099 21%


Performance

State Testing

Mathematics Proficiency: 20.9%
English Proficiency: 37.2%
Science Proficiency: 0%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 0
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

South Side Lower Elementary School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $8,729.

Total

Per-student Spending: $8,729

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $7,521

Federal

Per-student Spending: $298

Overall Rating

Based on reviews, South Side Lower Elementary School receives an overall rating of 0 out of 5 stars from MS School Finder users.

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