Southwest High School

Southwest High School serves 1,340 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Southwest High School operates within the Fort Worth Independent School District.
The school district's 65% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 1340 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 94 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,340 students
Southwest High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Southwest High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 94 teachers
Southwest High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Southwest High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Southwest High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
4%
Southwest High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
36%
52%
Southwest High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
43%
13%
Southwest High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
18%
29%
Southwest High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Southwest High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Southwest High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX 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 0.41
Southwest High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
51%
53%
Southwest High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
7%
7%
Southwest High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 84,588 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,435 is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,290 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 39% over four years.
School District Name Fort Worth Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
148
3
Number of Students Managed 84,588 838
Fort Worth Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 65% 83%
Fort Worth Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $837 MM $9 MM
Fort Worth Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $906 MM $10 MM
Fort Worth Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,435 $12,250
Fort Worth Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,290 $12,682
Fort Worth Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is South Hills High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wedgwood Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodway Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • Fort WorthWoodway Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 595 students6701 Woodway Dr
    Fort WorthTX 76133
    (817)370-5890
    0.5PK-5595
  • Fort WorthWedgwood Middle School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 901 students3909 Wilkie Way
    Fort WorthTX 76133
    (817)814-8200
    0.66-8901
  • Fort WorthJ T Stevens Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 328 students6161 Wrigley Way
    Fort WorthTX 76133
    (817)814-8500
    0.8PK-5328
  • Fort WorthBruce Shulkey Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 479 students5533 Whitman Ave
    Fort WorthTX 76133
    (817)814-8400
    1PK-5479
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    1.1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 663 students5651 West Creek Dr
    Fort WorthTX 76133
    (817)263-0700
    1.1KG-5663

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