Southwest Junior High School

Southwest Junior High School serves 723 students in grades 7 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the AZ average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Southwest Junior High School operates within the Gadsden Elementary School District.

School Overview

The student population of 723 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 723 students
Southwest Junior High School Total Students (2005-2014)
Gender % Southwest Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Southwest Junior High School Total Teachers (2005-2014)
Students by Grade Southwest Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1 23:1
Southwest Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2014)
Hispanic
100%
44%
Southwest Junior High School Black Students (2005-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Southwest Junior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AZ 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.
n/a 0.42
Southwest Junior High School Diversity Score (2009-2010)
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
36%
Southwest Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2010)
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.
99%
14%
Southwest Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,292 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,178 is less than the state average of $9,449. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $6,613 is less than the state average of $8,879. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Gadsden Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
1
Number of Students Managed 5,292 311
Gadsden Elementary  School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $35 MM $3 MM
Gadsden Elementary  School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $32 MM $2 MM
Gadsden Elementary  School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $7,178 $9,449
Gadsden Elementary  School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $6,613 $8,879
Gadsden Elementary  School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is San Luis High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is San Luis Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cesar Chavez Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San LuisCesar Chavez Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 780 students1130 North 10th Ave
    San LuisAZ 85349
    (928)627-6540
    0.4KG-6780
  • San LuisHarvest Preparatory Academy San Luis Az
    Charter School
    0.4 miles | Grades: KG-7 | 493 students1044 North 10th Ave
    San LuisAZ 85349
    (928)782-2052
    0.4KG-7493
  • San LuisSan Luis High School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 2598 students1250 North Eighth Ave
    San LuisAZ 85349
    (928)502-4600
    0.49-122598
  • San LuisEd Pastor Elementary 4
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 313 students985 Sixth Ave
    San LuisAZ 85349
    (928)627-6540
    0.5KG-6313
  • San LuisDesert View Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 789 students1508 North 10th Ave
    San LuisAZ 85349
    (928)627-6540
    0.8KG-6789

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