~~~About South Side~~~South Side Elementary School consists of over 550 students and is the most diverse of the thirteen elementary schools in the Central Dauphin School District. We have approximately twenty countries represented in our student body.South Side Elementary School is a community of learners and is committed to having every student be successful. We look forward to building a solid relationship with each family to insure student success.There are many reasons why our school is special.Our staff, of over seventy professionals, is dedicated to providing meaningful and exciting learning opportunities for South Side students.Student art can be seen everywhere. As you walk past the office area, you will be amazed to see an entire wall of colorful tile mosaic art. The mosaic art was made by students and describes our school. Our World Comes Together at South Side...Our Diversity is Our Strength.In the middle of the school, we have an outdoor classroom that is a nature area. Teachers use the area for Science lessons or other curriculum lessons. Students may explore the pond or vegetation environment.