Southwest Early Childhood Center

812 St Mary's Blvd

Jefferson City, MO 65109-2513

Grades: PK

243 students

Southwest Early Childhood Center serves 243 students in grades PK.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 28%.
Southwest Early Childhood Center operates within the Jefferson City School District.

Overview

The student population of 243 students has grown by 523% over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 200% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades: PK
Total Students 243 students
Southwest Early Childhood Center Total Students (2010-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Southwest Early Childhood Center Total Teachers (2011-2013)

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
Southwest Early Childhood Center Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2013)
Asian
1%
2%
Southwest Early Childhood Center Asian Students (2010-2013)
Hispanic
12%
5%
Southwest Early Childhood Center Black Students (2010-2013)
Black
31%
18%
Southwest Early Childhood Center Black Students (2010-2013)
White
48%
72%
Southwest Early Childhood Center White Students (2010-2013)
Two or more races
8%
2%
Southwest Early Childhood Center Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Southwest Early Childhood Center All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.66 0.21
Southwest Early Childhood Center Diversity Score (2010-2013)
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 39%
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.
n/a 7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,083 students has grown by 22% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,318 is higher than the state average of $8,810. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,159 is higher than the state average of $8,968. The district spending/student has grown by 57% over four years.
School District Name Jefferson City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
2
Number of Students Managed 10,083 592
Jefferson City School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $77 MM $6 MM
Jefferson City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $101 MM $6 MM
Jefferson City School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,318 $8,810
Jefferson City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,159 $8,968
Jefferson City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Simonsen Ninth Grade Center (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Simonsen Ninth Grade Center (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jefferson CitySouth Elementary School
    707 Linden Dr
    Jefferson CityMO 65109
    (573)659-3185
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 292 students                      
  • Jefferson CitySimonsen Ninth Grade Center
    501 East Miller St
    Jefferson CityMO 65101
    (573)659-3125
    1 mi | Gr. 9 | 683 students                      
  • Jefferson CityThorpe J. Gordon Elementary School
    1101 Jackson
    Jefferson CityMO 65101
    (573)659-3170
    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 321 students                      
  • Jefferson CityWest Elementary School
    100 Dix Rd
    Jefferson CityMO 65109
    (573)659-3195
    1.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 396 students                      
  • Jefferson CityPrenger Family Center
    Alternative School
    400 Stadium Blvd
    Jefferson CityMO 65101
    (573)636-5177
    Alternative School

    1.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      

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