Southwest Early Childhood Center

Tel: (573)659-3190
  • Southwest Early Childhood Center serves 211 students in grades PK.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the MO average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
  • Southwest Early Childhood Center operates within the Jefferson City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 211 students has declined by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK
Total Students211 students
Southwest Early Childhood Center Total Students (2010-2015)
Gender %Southwest Early Childhood Center Gender
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Southwest Early Childhood Center Total Teachers (2011-2015)

School Comparison

This School(MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
Southwest Early Childhood Center Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
Southwest Early Childhood Center Asian Students (2010-2014)
Hispanic
7%
6%
Southwest Early Childhood Center Black Students (2010-2015)
Black
32%
16%
Southwest Early Childhood Center Black Students (2010-2015)
White
53%
73%
Southwest Early Childhood Center White Students (2010-2015)
Two or more races
8%
3%
Southwest Early Childhood Center Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSouthwest Early Childhood Center All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMO 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.
0.610.44
Southwest Early Childhood Center Diversity Score (2010-2015)
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.
69%
44%
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.
1%
7%

District Comparison

  • Jefferson City School District's student population of 9,143 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,032 in this district is less than the state average of $9,469. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,403 is less than the state average of $9,562. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameJefferson City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
2
Number of Students Managed9,143576
Jefferson City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$82 MM$6 MM
Jefferson City School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$86 MM$6 MM
Jefferson City School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,032$9,469
Jefferson City School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,403$9,562
Jefferson City School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jefferson CitySouth Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 308 students
    0.6 miles
    707 Linden Dr
    Jefferson CityMO 65109
    (573)659-3185
    0.6KG-5308
  • Jefferson CityMovip High SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 24 students
    0.8 miles
    Po Box 480
    Jefferson CityMO 65102
    (877)336-6847
    0.86-1224
  • Jefferson CityThorpe J. Gordon Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 310 students
    1.1 miles
    1101 Jackson
    Jefferson CityMO 65101
    (573)659-3170
    1.1KG-5310
  • Jefferson CityPrenger Family CenterAlternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.2 miles
    400 Stadium Blvd
    Jefferson CityMO 65101
    (573)636-5177
    1.29-12n/a
  • Jefferson CityWest Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 389 students
    1.2 miles
    100 Dix Rd
    Jefferson CityMO 65109
    (573)659-3195
    1.2KG-5389

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