Southwest Middle School

Southwest Middle School serves 966 students in grades 7 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Southwest Middle School operates within the Brevard School District.

School Overview

The student population of 966 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 966 students
Southwest Middle School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Southwest Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Southwest Middle School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Southwest Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Southwest Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Southwest Middle School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
19%
30%
Southwest Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
22%
23%
Southwest Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
52%
41%
Southwest Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Southwest Middle School 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 0.69
Southwest Middle School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
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.
55%
52%
Southwest Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
8%
6%
Southwest Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Brevard School District's student population of 71,232 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,207 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Brevard School District
Number of Schools
Managed
128
23
Number of Students Managed 71,232 8,489
Brevard School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $667 MM n/a
Brevard School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $666 MM n/a
Brevard School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,207 n/a
Brevard School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,198 n/a
Brevard School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Odyssey Charter School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Odyssey Charter School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John F. Turner, Senior Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • Palm BayJohn F. Turner, Senior Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 715 students
    0.2 miles
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    Palm BayFL 32909
    (321)676-5700
    0.2PK-6715
  • Palm BayChrista Mcauliffe Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 769 students
    1.5 miles
    155 Del Mundo St Nw
    Palm BayFL 32907
    (321)768-0465
    1.5PK-6769
  • Palm BayColumbia Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 615 students
    2.1 miles
    1225 Waco Blvd Se
    Palm BayFL 32909
    (321)676-1319
    2.1PK-6615
  • Palm BayJupiter Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 795 students
    2.3 miles
    950 Tupelo Rd Sw
    Palm BayFL 32908
    (321)952-5990
    2.3PK-6795
  • Palm BayLockmar Elementary School
    Grades: PK-7 | 770 students
    2.4 miles
    525 Pepper St Ne
    Palm BayFL 32907
    (321)676-3730
    2.4PK-7770

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