South Side High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,092
Best High School in New York
#78
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District ROCKVILLE CENTRE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
Type Public
 Phone (516)255-8944
 Location 140 SHEPHERD ST
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY 11570
Charter School No

South Side High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for New York high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and average AP course participation. It is ranked 78th in the best public high schools in New York.

Racial Demographics

The South Side High School student body is mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White76.2%832
Black6.2%68
Hispanic11.9%130
Asian Pacific3.7%40
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races2%22

Family Income

vs. other New York high schools
Upper 10.8%

10% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the New York high school median of 39%. By this measure, SOUTH SIDE HIGH SCHOOL students are largely upper income and rank 100th in New York for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman269
Sophomore247
Junior253
Senior301
Total1,092

Completions

Graduation Rate
99% or more*
Rank in New York
13th
Rating
10 out of 10
Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students99% or more*
New York Median87%
Percentile100%
White95% or more*
Black80% or more*
Hispanic90% or more*
Asian Pacific50% or more*
Native American.%
Two or more races-
Economically Disadvantaged90% or more*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
99%
Rank in New York
30th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at South Side High School scored an average 99% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the New York State Education Department. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 92% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1% of New York high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls95% or more*95% or more*
Boys95% or more*95% or more*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*50% or more*
Black80% or more*80% or more*
Hispanic90% or more*90% or more*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White95% or more*95% or more*
With Disabilites90% or more*90% or more*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
90%
Rank in New York
24th
Rating
10 out of 10

500 out of 554 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (90%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the New York median rate of 42% and in the top 5% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
19%
AP Pass Rank in New York
459th
AP Pass Rate Rating
1 out of 10

South Side High School offers 3 AP courses. 19 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 53% percentile and about equal to the median AP enrollment rate for all New York schools of 18%. South Side High School had 190 taking AP exams with a 23 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 1% percentile and significantly lower than the New York state median of 68 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 12% 68%
Students enrolled in an AP class 19% 18%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 19%
AP Science Enrollment Rate -2%
AP Other Enrollment Rate -2%
AP Courses Offered 3

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate19%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate21%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate17%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.2%2
Boys0.4%2
Girls0%0
New York Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.2%2
Boys0.4%2
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
New York Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.2%2
Boys0.4%2
Girls0%0
New York Median4.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.7%18
Boys2.6%14
Girls0.7%4

Location

South Side High School
140 SHEPHERD ST
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY
11570
(516)255-8944

10 out of 10 1

District

ROCKVILLE CENTRE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY