Southwest Elementary School

1500 Woodland St
Lebanon, PA 17042
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 459 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Southwest Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 55%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 459 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • : Bottom 50% in PA
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Southwest Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

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School Overview

Southwest Elementary School's student population of 459 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
459 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Southwest Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,549 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Southwest Elementary School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (PA)
#2075 out of 2549 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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10-14%
38%
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35-39%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
68%
14%
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Black
3%
14%
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White
24%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.48
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Southwest Elementary School's ranking?
Southwest Elementary School is ranked #2075 out of 2,549 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% PA state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 55% PA state average).
How many students attend Southwest Elementary School?
459 students attend Southwest Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Southwest Elementary School students are Hispanic, 24% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Southwest Elementary School?
Southwest Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 13:1.
What grades does Southwest Elementary School offer ?
Southwest Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Southwest Elementary School part of?
Southwest Elementary School is part of Lebanon SD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 459 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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