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Southside Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 494 students

 

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Posted August 23, 2013

this school is great with both my boys who are special needs kids. I woudnt trade it for another!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 13, 2009

Southside is a really good school, with very loving and caring teachers who are great at their jobs.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 3, 2009

I love the teachers! My daughter really loves the school
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 25, 2007

My daughter has done very well at Southside. I would not let her go to another school after having attended this one. All of her teachers have been really good. I recommend Southside to all parents who care about their child's education.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 30, 2005

The teachers are very kind and care about the children however this school has very dissapointing tests scores and is in an frequently unsafe area of town.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 13, 2004

I was not to happy about placing my kids in Southside. However, my kids all have the greatest opputunity to be in a school where the entire staff believe in the students. I would recommend this school to all parents who beileve in thier kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 12, 2004

I loved Southside, myself and my four siblings all attended. Not only that but it has recently received national recognition as one of the top elementary schools in our country. The staff is great and it allows everyone to get the one-on-one education that is imperative for the growth of youth. I would tell anyone that of all the Elko elementary schools Southside is where you would want your kids. If you can even get on the waiting list.
—Submitted by a former student


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

113 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 60% in 2013.

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
50%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 71% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
62%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 66% in 2013.

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Science

The state average for Science was 61% in 2013.

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Writing

The state average for Writing was 44% in 2011.

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Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 49% in 2013.

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The state average for Reading was 63% in 2013.

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Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

All Students58%
Female56%
Male61%
Black/African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
White/Caucasian59%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch55%
Full price65%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities62%
Students with limited English proficiency54%
Proficient in English62%
Not migrant58%

Reading

All Students53%
Female45%
Male61%
Black/African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
White/Caucasian51%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch51%
Full price57%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities59%
Students with limited English proficiency50%
Proficient in English55%
Not migrant53%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Nevada Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

All Students78%
Female76%
Male80%
Black/African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic78%
Multiracialn/a
White/Caucasian76%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch80%
Full price74%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities84%
Students with limited English proficiency66%
Proficient in English85%
Not migrant78%

Reading

All Students81%
Female76%
Male85%
Black/African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic78%
Multiracialn/a
White/Caucasian82%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch82%
Full price78%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities86%
Students with limited English proficiency69%
Proficient in English87%
Not migrant81%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Nevada Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black/African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White/Caucasiann/a
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunchn/a
Full pricen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrantn/a

Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black/African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White/Caucasiann/a
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunchn/a
Full pricen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrantn/a

Science

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black/African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White/Caucasiann/a
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunchn/a
Full pricen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Nevada Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black/African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasiann/a
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunchn/a
Full pricen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrantn/a

Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Black/African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White/Caucasiann/a
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunchn/a
Full pricen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Not migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Nevada Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 63% 39%
White 29% 39%
American Indian/Alaska Native 3% 1%
Two or more races 3% 4%
Asian 1% 6%
Black 1% 10%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 69%N/A50%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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501 South 9th St
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: (775) 738-3731

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