School Details

South Elementary School

220 East Walnut St, Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 687-7340
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 285 students 20 students/teacher (OH avg is 18)

Test Scores by grade

78%
77%
78%
80%
85%
81%

Ohio Achievement Test (OAT)

In 2010-2011 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Test (OAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Lancaster City School District average
  • Ohio state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

86%
82%
78%
89%
91%
88%

Ohio Achievement Test (OAT)

In 2010-2011 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Test (OAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Lancaster City School District average
  • Ohio state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

69%
72%
68%
76%
79%
74%
59%
69%
68%

Ohio Achievement Test (OAT)

In 2010-2011 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Test (OAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Lancaster City School District average
  • Ohio state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

South Elementary School is a public elementary school in Lancaster. The principal of South Elementary School is Robin R. Cathers, who can be contacted at r_cathers@lancaster.k12.oh.us. 285 students go to South Elementary School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Black, non-Hispanic. 61% of the 285 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 72% have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at South Elementary School is 20:1. St Mary Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 94% 94%
Multiracial 1% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.4% 2%
Hispanic 0.4% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.1%
Asian 0% 0.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 72% 55%
Economically disadvantaged 61% 40%

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