Southwest Early College Campus High School

Southwest Early College Campus High School serves 981 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
Southwest Early College Campus High School operates within the Kansas City 33 School District.
The school district's 43% graduation rate is lower than the MO state average of 86%.

Overview

The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 27% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 981 students
Southwest Early College Campus High School Total Students (2009-2012)
Gender % n/a / n/a
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Southwest Early College Campus High School Total Classroom Teachers (2009-2012)
Students by Grade Southwest Early College Campus High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 13:1
Southwest Early College Campus High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2009-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Southwest Early College Campus High School Asian (2009-2012)
Hispanic
11%
5%
Southwest Early College Campus High School Hispanic (2009-2012)
Black
82%
18%
Southwest Early College Campus High School Black (2009-2012)
White
4%
73%
Southwest Early College Campus High School White (2009-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Southwest Early College Campus High School Sch Ethnicity Southwest Early College Campus 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.
0.32 0.43
Southwest Early College Campus High School Diversity Score (2009-2012)
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.
70%
39%
Southwest Early College Campus High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2012)
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.
5%
7%
Southwest Early College Campus High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 29,478 students has grown by 48% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 43% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Kansas City 33 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
48
2
Number of Students Managed 29,478 575
Kansas City 33 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 43% 86%
Kansas City 33 School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $309 MM $6 MM
Kansas City 33 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $347 MM $6 MM
Kansas City 33 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,590 $8,810
Kansas City 33 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,556 $8,968
Kansas City 33 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is University Academy-upper High School (0.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is University Academy-middle Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Border Star Montessori (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Kansas City Border Star Montessori
    Magnet School
    6321 Wornall Rd
    Kansas City , MO , 64113
    (816)418-5150
    Magnet School
    0.3  mi  |  384  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Kansas City Academie Lafayette Elementary School
    Charter School
    6903 Oak
    Kansas City , MO , 64113
    (816)361-7735
    Charter School
    0.7  mi  |  737  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Kansas City University Academy-upper High School
    Charter School
    6801 Holmes Rd
    Kansas City , MO , 64131
    (816)412-5902
    Charter School
    0.8  mi  |  212  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Kansas City University Academy-middle Middle School
    Charter School
    6801 Holmes Rd
    Kansas City , MO , 64131
    (816)412-5901
    Charter School
    0.8  mi  |  217  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Kansas City University Academy-lower Elementary School
    Charter School
    6801 Holmes Rd
    Kansas City , MO , 64131
    (816)412-5901
    Charter School
    0.8  mi  |  571  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Kansas City, MO public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.70, which is higher than the Missouri average of 0.22. The most diverse school in Kansas City is Lindbergh Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Missouri or national school diversity statistics.