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Welcome to Southern Elementary


The purpose of Southern Elementary is to provide a safe, dynamic learning environment where ALL students are challenged at high levels while partnering with parents, students, and community members so they may become proficient members in our ever-changing society.


The vision for Southern Elementary students is that every student is proficient and prepared for success by becoming college and career ready.


School News

Southern Elementary Math ad Science Fair

On February 2, 2023, SES hosted a Math and Science Fair.

Fourth grade students showcased their tri-fold presentation boards in Science and the Fifth graders showed their Math presentation boards.

All  SES students viewed the projects throughout  the school day. Parents were able to attend in the evening.


Presentation of the Feud for Food Compassion Cup 2023

The Feud for Food is a two-week annual food drive competition within the Pulaski County Schools where the winner gets possession of the Compassion Cup trophy until next year.  Students and staff across the district donate non-perishable food items that are distributed to families through community agencies and local churches.

Since the Feud began twenty-one years ago, the students and staff of Pulaski County Schools have collected 1,302,532 food items for families in our community.  This year, the North and South Schools collected a combined total of 57,662 food items with the south collecting the most to win the Compassion Cup.

2022 KSA Scores

The Kentucky Summative Assessment (KSA) scores have been released and Pulaski County Schools is a high ranking district in Kentucky.  Overall, our elementary schools rank within the top 6%, middle schools within the top 10%, and high schools within the top 17%.  We're proud of our students, teachers, and staff, and we're grateful for the support we receive from our community partners!  We strive to meet the needs of each child, and continuously improve their educational experiences.  Way to Go Pulaski County Schools!

Southern elementary has established a dress and appearance policy for our students this school year. The Board policy from SMS has been adapted to our school which will made the transition to Southern Middle School easier for all future students. 

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