Southwest Alternative High School

  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 63%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 77%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • Southwest Alternative High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2011-12 school year.

School Overview

    School TypeAlternative school
    Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
    Total Studentsn/a
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    Gender %This chart display gender of Southwest Alternative High School
    Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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    School Comparison

    • Southwest Alternative High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,755 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2011-12 school year.
    • The diversity score of Southwest Alternative High School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
    Overall School Rank----
    Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
    63%
    This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Southwest Alternative High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
    Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
    77%
    This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southwest Alternative High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
    Student : Teacher Ration/a20:1
    This chart display the student teacher ratio of Southwest Alternative High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arizona by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
    American Indian
    n/a
    5%
    This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Southwest Alternative High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
    Asian
    100%
    3%
    Hispanic
    n/a
    45%
    This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Southwest Alternative High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
    Black
    n/a
    5%
    This chart display the percentage of Black students in Southwest Alternative High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
    White
    n/a
    39%
    This chart display the percentage of White students in Southwest Alternative High School and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
    Two or more races
    n/a
    3%
    This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Southwest Alternative High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Arizona by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
    All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southwest Alternative High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
    Diversity Scoren/a0.42
    This chart display the diversity score of Southwest Alternative High School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
    Graduation Rate<50%
    76%
    This chart display graduation rate of Southwest Alternative High School and public school graduation rate of Arizona by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
    Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
    33%
    This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Southwest Alternative High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
    Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
    11%
    This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southwest Alternative High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    School District NameTucson Unified School District
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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