Southwest Middle School

Southwest Middle School serves 994 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Southwest Middle School operates within the Brevard School District.

Overview

The student population of 994 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 994 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
19%
28%
Black
20%
23%
White
54%
42%
Two or more races
6%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.63 0.45
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.
53%
51%
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.
8%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 78,207 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Brevard School District
Number of Schools
Managed
129
22
Number of Students Managed 78,207 9,797
District Total Revenue $676 MM $138 MM
District Spending $797 MM $159 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,244 $13,793
District Spending / Student $10,909 $15,882
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bayside High School (3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Riverdale Country Day School (4.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John F. Turner, Senior Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • Palm BayJohn F. Turner, Senior Elementary School
    3175 Jupiter Blvd Se
    Palm BayFL 32909
    (321)676-5700
    0.1 mi | 772 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Palm BayChrista Mcauliffe Elementary School
    155 Del Mundo St Nw
    Palm BayFL 32907
    (321)768-0465
    1.6 mi | 780 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Palm BayColumbia Elementary School
    1225 Waco Blvd Se
    Palm BayFL 32909
    (321)676-1319
    2.1 mi | 693 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Palm BayJupiter Elementary School
    950 Tupelo Rd Sw
    Palm BayFL 32908
    (321)952-5990
    2.3 mi | 843 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • OrlandoOrion Academy Charter
    Charter School
    1780 Mercy Dr
    OrlandoFL 32808
    (321)292-9005
    Charter School

    2.4 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       

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