Southwest Educational Academy

Southwest Educational Academy serves 137 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 44%) for the 2014-15 school year.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Utah state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Southwest Educational Academy's student population of 137 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students137 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (17-18)16 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Southwest Educational Academy is 0.37, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
<50%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
<50%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southwest Educational Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Utah by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ration/a17:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
10%
17%
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Black
4%
1%
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White
79%
74%
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Hawaiian
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Southwest Educational Academy and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Utah by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.370.42
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Graduation Rate
45-49%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Southwest Educational Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Utah by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southwest Educational Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Utah by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIron School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Southwest Educational Academy is Cedar City High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cedar Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cedar South School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cedar City Cedar City High School Math: 38% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,213 student
    0.3 miles
    703 W 600 S
    Cedar City, UT 84720
    (435) 586-2820
    0.3 9-12 1,213
  • Cedar City Iron County Preschool Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 188 students
    0.4 miles
    638 W 500 S
    Cedar City, UT 84720
    (435) 586-2801
    0.4 PK 188
  • Cedar City Cedar South School Math: 44% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 477 students
    0.5 miles
    499 W 400 S
    Cedar City, UT 84720
    (435) 586-2850
    0.5 K-5 477
  • Cedar City Success Suu Charter School
    Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 212 students
    0.9 miles
    351 W University Blvd, Mc205
    Cedar City, UT 84720
    (435) 865-8790
    0.9 9-12 212
  • Cedar City Cedar East School Math: 58% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 530 students
    1.0 miles
    255 E College Ave
    Cedar City, UT 84720
    (435) 586-2840
    1 K-5 530

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