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Southside Middle School

Principal: Jeffery A. Gaines

Phone:
843-664-8467
School Address:
200 East Howe Springs Road Florence, SC 29505
Serving Grades: 7-8
Student Enrollment: 828

2020-2021 Overall Rating


0 out of 0
School performance is not yet rated based on the criteria to ensure all students meet the Profile of the SC Graduate

Support Status: Standard

Note on missing data: On March 26, 2021, the U.S. Department of Education waived federal accountability requirements and granted flexibility in administering assessments due to COVID-19. The results displayed within this report card should not be compared to those of other years due to the testing limitations as a result of the pandemic. In addition, these results may be incomplete and may not be representative of the make-up of the State, district, or school population.

Academic Achievement

Questions about what your child should be learning in school?

NOTE: Additional Achievement results disaggregated across subgroups can be found in the Download Data section of this website as well as on the State Assessment Results pages.

Overall Student Performance

SC Ready English Language Arts and Mathematics

English Language Arts (Reading and Writing) - Percent Met or Exceeding

School 39.2%    (272 / 694)
39.2%
District 40.4%    (2560 / 6337)
40.4%
State 42.6%    (128425 / 301118)
42.6%

Mathematics - Percent Met or Exceeding

School 19.3%    (134 / 696)
19.3%
District 25.7%    (1631 / 6346)
25.7%
State 37.3%    (112523 / 301914)
37.3%


Additional Information

Our School Change from Last Year
Prime instructional time 88.3 N/A

Academic Achievement

Details Student Performance across District and State

SC READY English Language Arts and Mathematics

English Language Arts (Reading and Writing)

Note: Results from alternate assessments were included in the calculations where available.


Does Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our School 27.7 33.1 24.5 14.7
Does Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our District 28.6 31.0 24.4 16.0
Does Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Statewide 29.1 28.2 23.5 19.1

Mathematics

Note: Results from alternate assessments were included in the calculations where available.



Does Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our School 50.9 29.9 11.6 7.6
Does Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our District 44.6 29.7 15.5 10.2
Does Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Statewide 34.7 28.1 19.6 17.7

School Level Details

SC READY Performance by Grade Level

English Language Arts (Reading and Writing)

Note: Results from alternate assessments were included in the calculations where available.


Grade 7Grade 8
Our School Percent Met or Exceeding 36.9 41.3

Mathematics

Note: Results from alternate assessments were included in the calculations where available.


Grade 7Grade 8
Our School Percent Met or Exceeding 21.9 16.8

Academic Achievement

Participation Rate by Subgroup

Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Homeless 100.0 90.4 87.6
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Foster 100.0 89.3 82.2
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Military Connected 92.9 93.5 85.1
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Migrant 100.0 100.0 94.4
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Female 90.7 92.8 87.9
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Male 90.4 91.7 88.0
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
NonEconomically Disadvantaged 92.8 93.7 90.2
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Economically Disadvantaged 89.7 91.6 86.6
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Not Disabled 90.6 92.8 88.3
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Disabled 90.5 89.1 86.1
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
English Learner 94.7 94.9 93.2
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Caucasian 90.9 93.4 90.6
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Hispanic 92.5 92.9 91.0
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
American Indian Data N/A 95.7 88.4
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
Asian Pacific Islander 83.3 90.8 90.2
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
African American 90.3 91.6 83.2
Our SchoolOur DistrictStatewide
ALL STUDENTS 90.6 92.3 87.9

Note on missing data: On March 26, 2021, the U.S. Department of Education waived federal accountability requirements and granted flexibility in administering assessments due to COVID-19. The results displayed within this report card should not be compared to those of other years due to the testing limitations as a result of the pandemic. In addition, these results may be incomplete and may not be representative of the make-up of the State, district, or school population.

Preparing for Success

Questions about what your child should be learning in school?

This indicator displays the SC READY Science test results for elementary and middle school students and the End-of-Course Biology and U.S. History test results for high school students.

Overall Student Performance

SCPASS Science

Science - Percent Met or Exceeding

District 38.3%    (808 / 2110)
38.3%
State 43.3%    (43210 / 99859)
43.3%



Preparing for Success

Details Student Performance across District and State

SCPASS Science

Science

Note: Results from alternate assessments were included in the calculations where available.


Does Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Our District 38.2 23.5 22.9 15.4
Does Not Meet ExpectationsApproaches ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsExceeds Expectations
Statewide 34.6 22.1 23.8 19.5

English Learners' Progress

English Learners - EL

The goal is that students who are learning the English language will become proficient in English within at least five years of their initial enrollment in public schools.

EL Students who Met Progress Toward Proficiency Target

District 33.0%    (105 / 318)
33.0%
State 31.7%    (11900 / 37543)
31.7%

Percent of EL Students who Met Progress Toward Proficiency Target Data N/A
Number of EL Students who Met Progress Toward Proficiency Target Data N/A
Number of EL Students included in Accountability Calculation 7
Number of EL Students in EL Subgroup 19

Note on missing data: On March 26, 2021, the U.S. Department of Education waived federal accountability requirements and granted flexibility in administering assessments due to COVID-19. The results displayed within this report card should not be compared to those of other years due to the testing limitations as a result of the pandemic. In addition, these results may be incomplete and may not be representative of the make-up of the State, district, or school population.

Student Progress

No Data Available

Student Progress

Overall Percentage of Progress Points Earned by Subgroup

No Data Available

Note on missing data: On March 26, 2021, the U.S. Department of Education waived federal accountability requirements and granted flexibility in administering assessments due to COVID-19. The results displayed within this report card should not be compared to those of other years due to the testing limitations as a result of the pandemic. In addition, these results may be incomplete and may not be representative of the make-up of the State, district, or school population.

State Goals

Federal law requires that each state report card include long-term goals and measurements of interim progress for all students and defined subgroups of students. This section reports the long-term goals and performance of all students statewide. Information on subgroup performance may be found in the "Download Data" section on the main page.

Baseline Targets Current Year
State Goals 2017 2020 2026 2035 2021
Percent scoring level 2 or above - English/ELA - All Students 74.2% 79.5% 82.1% 90.0% Data N/A
Percent scoring level 2 or above - Math - All Students 75.8% 79.5% 82.1% 90.0% Data N/A
Percent scoring level 3 or above - English/ELA - All Students 43.2% 47.7% 56.6% 70.0% Data N/A
Percent scoring level 3 or above - Math - All Students 46.0% 50.0% 58.0% 70.0% Data N/A
Percent of Students Graduating On-Time* (All Students) 82.6% 83.8% 86.3% 90.0% Data N/A
Percent of EL Students meeting 70% proficiency target 31.0% 37.4% 50.2% 70.0% Data N/A
*On-time graduation means graduation within four years of the initial enrollment in High School.

State Goals Defined As:

90% of Students at Level 2 or higher on following state assessments

70% of Students at Level 3 or higher on following state assessments

Level Elementary/Middle Schools English language arts
(ELA) and Math Based on SC READY Results
High School End-of-Course Assessment
in English language arts (English 1)
and Math (Algbra 1)
SC ALT*
Does Not Meet Expectations F Emerging
2 Approaches Expectations D Foundational
3 Meets Expectations C Increasing
Exceeds Expectations B Applied
A
*SC ALT - is an alternate assessment that is developed to meet the needs of students with significant disabilities who cannot particiapte in the regular assessment even with appropriate accommodations.

Note on missing data: On March 26, 2021, the U.S. Department of Education waived federal accountability requirements and granted flexibility in administering assessments due to COVID-19. The results displayed within this report card should not be compared to those of other years due to the testing limitations as a result of the pandemic. In addition, these results may be incomplete and may not be representative of the make-up of the State, district, or school population.

Student Engagement

Additional Information

Our School Change from Last Year
Percent of Students (7th and 8th grade) enrolled in high school credit courses 99.9 Up from 17.6
Percent of students served by gifted and talented program 6.1 Down from 9.2
Percent of students retained 5.0 Up from 2.0
Principal's/Superintendent's/Director's years at school/district 1 No change
Percent of classrooms with wireless access 100 No change
Percent of students served by 1:1 learning 100 No change
Chronic Absenteeism Rate (Note: Data are from prior school year) 19.4 Up from 16.5
Percent of 8th Graders with Individual Graduation Plan (IGP) 100.0 No change

Results of Teacher, Student, and Parent Opinion Surveys

Teachers Students Parents
Number of surveys returned Data N/A Data N/A Data N/A
Percent satisfied with learning environment Data N/A
Data N/A
Data N/A
Percent satisfied with social and physical environment Data N/A
Data N/A
Data N/A
Percent satisfied with school-home relations Data N/A
Data N/A
Data N/A

Classroom Environment

Our School Change from Last Year
Total Number of Teachers 64 Down from 70
Teacher attendance rate 95.8 N/A
Average teacher salary $50,885 Up from $50,350
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - current year 88.7 Up from 76.5
Percent of teachers returning from previous year - three year average 82.8 Up from 79.2
Percent of teacher vacancies for more than 9 weeks 0.0 No change
Prime instructional time 88.3 N/A
Student-teacher ratio in core subjects 25.1 to 1 N/A
Percent of inexperienced teachers teaching in core classes 7.7 Down from 10.5
Number of inexperienced teachers teaching in core classes 2 No change
Percent of out-of-field teachers teaching in core classes 0.0 No change
Number of out-of-field teachers teaching in core classes 0 No change

ESSA regulations require states to post on their report cards information about teachers with emergency or provisional credentials. South Carolina does not award emergency or provisional credentials, thus that metric is not listed.


Student Safety

Evaluations By Parents Percent Agree/Strongly Agree Total Responses
“My child feels safe at school.” Data N/A Data N/A
“My child’s teachers and school staff prevent or stop bullying at school.” Data N/A Data N/A
Evaluations By Teachers Percent Agree/Strongly Agree Total Responses
“I feel safe at my school before and after hours.” Data N/A Data N/A
“The rules for behavior are enforced at my school.” Data N/A Data N/A

Unsafe Incident Information as reported in the 2020-2021 Incident Management System (IMS)

Number of Incidents
Have there been any incidents involving a firearm? No
Was a homicide committed at your school? No
Incidents of rape or attempted rape 0
Incidents of sexual assault (not rape) 3
Incidents of robbery w/ weapon 0
Incidents of robbery w/ firearm or explosive 0
Incidents of robbery w/out weapon 0
Incidents of physical attack w/ weapon 0
Incidents of physical attack w/ firearm or explosive 0
Incidents of physical attack w/out weapon 0
Incidents of threats of physical attack w/ weapon 0
Incidents of threats of physical attack w/ firearm or explosive 0
Incidents of threats of physical attack w/out weapon 4
Incidents of possession of firearm or explosive 0
Students with in-school suspensions 93
Students with out of school suspensions 85
Students expelled 0
School related arrests and referrals to law enforcement 0
Incidents of bullying and harassment 0
NOTE: For additional information, visit the National Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) website here: https://ocrdata.ed.gov/

Financial Data

Note: Additional detailed finance data are available on the Financial Data page of this downloadable dataset.

School level Financial Information

Our School Change from Prev Year
Average teacher salary $50,885 Up from $50,350
Percent of expenditures for instruction 65.2 Up from 63.0
Percent of expenditures for teacher salaries 56.4 Up from 54.9
Average administrator salary $84,583 Up from $83,438
Percent of students in poverty (TANF, Medicaid, SNAP, foster child, homeless or migrant) 71.3 Up from 69.1
Prior fiscal year State & Local Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $8,681 Up from 7764
Prior fiscal year Federal Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $464 Down from 7832
Prior fiscal year State & Local Non-Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $2,006 Up from 1641
Prior fiscal year Federal Non-Personnel Per Pupil Expenditure $356 Down from 1798
Prior fiscal year Total State & Local Per Pupil Expenditure $10,687 Up from 9405
Prior fiscal year Total Federal Per Pupil Expenditure $821 Down from 9630
Prior fiscal year Total Per Pupil Expenditure $11,508 Down from 19035