Southwest Elementary School

  • Southwest Elementary School serves 507 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Southwest Elementary 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Southwest Elementary School's student population of 507 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students507 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southwest Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Southwest Elementary School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank#1579 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:119:1
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American Indian
3%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
85%
45%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
7%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southwest Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.270.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southwest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRoosevelt Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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