Southwest Early Childhood Center

812 St Mary's Blvd

Jefferson City, MO 65109-1451

Tel: (573)659-3190
Grades: PK
200 students
Southwest Early Childhood Center serves 200 students in grades PK.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the MO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
Southwest Early Childhood Center operates within the Jefferson City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 200 students has grown by 124% over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 200% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades: PK
Total Students 200 students
Southwest Early Childhood Center Total Students (2010-2014)
Gender % Southwest Early Childhood Center Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Southwest Early Childhood Center Total Teachers (2011-2014)

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 15:1
Southwest Early Childhood Center Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2014)
Asian
2%
2%
Southwest Early Childhood Center Asian Students (2010-2014)
Hispanic
6%
5%
Southwest Early Childhood Center Black Students (2010-2014)
Black
35%
17%
Southwest Early Childhood Center Black Students (2010-2014)
White
47%
73%
Southwest Early Childhood Center White Students (2010-2014)
Two or more races
10%
2%
Southwest Early Childhood Center Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.65 0.22
Southwest Early Childhood Center Diversity Score (2010-2014)
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.
66%
42%
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.
3%
7%

District Comparison

Jefferson City School District's student population of 9,107 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,540 is higher than the state average of $9,469. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,932 is higher than the state average of $9,562. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Jefferson City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
2
Number of Students Managed 9,107 586
Jefferson City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $82 MM $6 MM
Jefferson City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $86 MM $6 MM
Jefferson City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,540 $9,469
Jefferson City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,932 $9,562
Jefferson City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Movip High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Movip High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jefferson CitySouth Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 295 students
    0.6 miles
    707 Linden Dr
    Jefferson CityMO 65109
    (573)659-3185
    0.6KG-5295
  • Jefferson CityMovip High School
    Grades: 6-12 | 40 students
    0.8 miles
    205 Jefferson St
    Jefferson CityMO 65102
    (877)336-6847
    0.86-1240
  • Jefferson CityThorpe J. Gordon Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 317 students
    1.1 miles
    1101 Jackson
    Jefferson CityMO 65101
    (573)659-3170
    1.1KG-5317
  • Jefferson CityPrenger Family CenterAlternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.2 miles
    400 Stadium Blvd
    Jefferson CityMO 65101
    (573)636-5177
    1.29-12n/a
  • Jefferson CityWest Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 407 students
    1.2 miles
    100 Dix Rd
    Jefferson CityMO 65109
    (573)659-3195
    1.2KG-5407

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