Southwest Junior High School

Tel: (928)627-6540
Grades: 7-8

650 students

Southwest Junior High School serves 650 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Southwest Junior High School operates within the Gadsden Elementary School District.

Overview

The student population of 650 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 650 students
Southwest Junior High School Total Students (2005-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Southwest Junior High School Total Classroom Teachers (2005-2012)
Students by Grade Southwest Junior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 18:1
Southwest Junior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2005-2012)
American Indian
n/a
5%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
99%
43%
Southwest Junior High School Hispanic (2005-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
White
n/a
42%
All Ethnic Groups Southwest Junior High School Sch Ethnicity Southwest Junior High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.02 0.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
36%
Southwest Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2010)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
99%
11%
Southwest Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,079 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Gadsden Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
1
Number of Students Managed 5,079 285
District Total Revenue $35 MM $2 MM
Gadsden Elementary  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $37 MM $2 MM
Gadsden Elementary  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $6,972 $9,374
District Spending / Student $7,345 $8,323
Gadsden Elementary  School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is San Luis High School (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is San Luis Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cesar Chavez Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • San Luis Cesar Chavez Elementary School
    1130 North 10th Ave
    San Luis , AZ , 85349
    (928)627-6540
    0.4  mi  |  742  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • San Luis San Luis High School
    1250 North Eighth Ave
    San Luis , AZ , 85349
    (928)502-4600
    0.4  mi  |  2654  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • San Luis Harvest Preparatory Academy San Luis Az
    Charter School
    1044 North 10th Ave
    San Luis , AZ , 85349
    (928)782-2052
    Charter School
    0.4  mi  |  288  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • San Luis Ed Pastor Elementary 4
    985 Sixth Ave
    San Luis , AZ , 85349
    (928)627-6540
    0.5  mi  |  294  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • San Luis Desert View Elementary School
    1508 North 10th Ave
    San Luis , AZ , 85349
    (928)627-6540
    0.8  mi  |  727  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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