Southern Wells Junior Senior High School

  • Southern Wells Junior Senior High School serves 400 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 31%.

School Overview

  • Southern Wells Junior Senior High School's student population of 400 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students400 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southern Wells Junior Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southern Wells Junior Senior High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1078 out of 1,767 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southern Wells Junior Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
12%
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White
97%
69%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Southern Wells Junior Senior High School and the percentage of White public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southern Wells Junior Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.060.29
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Graduation Rate90-94%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southern Wells Junior Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouthern Wells Com s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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