Southwest Educational Academy

  • Southwest Educational Academy serves 130 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 2015-16 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.
  • Southwest Educational Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Utah state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 25%.

Top Placements

Southwest Educational Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Utah for:

School Overview

  • Southwest Educational Academy's student population of 130 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students130 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southwest Educational Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 923 schools in Utah (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southwest Educational Academy is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall School Rank----
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:123:1
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American Indian
11%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
11%
17%
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Black
4%
1%
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White
73%
75%
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Hawaiian
1%
2%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southwest Educational Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score0.450.41
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Graduation Rate45-49%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIron School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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