Southwest Elementary-indianola serves 172 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Southwest Elementary-indianola placed in the top 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 172 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
- Minority Enrollment: 13%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in NE
- Math Proficiency: 45-49% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 50-54% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education
Southwest Elementary-indianola's student population of 172 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 41% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Southwest Elementary-indianola is ranked within the top 50% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Southwest Elementary-indianola is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#394 out of 902 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Southwest Elementary-indianola's ranking?
Southwest Elementary-indianola is ranked #394 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NE state average).
How many students attend Southwest Elementary-indianola?
172 students attend Southwest Elementary-indianola.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Southwest Elementary-indianola students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are American Indian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Southwest Elementary-indianola?
Southwest Elementary-indianola has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Southwest Elementary-indianola offer ?
Southwest Elementary-indianola offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Southwest Elementary-indianola part of?
Southwest Elementary-indianola is part of Southwest Public Schools School District.
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