Southwest Elementary School

  • Southwest Elementary School serves 846 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 71% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 64% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Southwest Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Southwest Elementary School's student population of 846 students has grown by 24% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students846 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southwest Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southwest Elementary School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#259 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Southwest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southwest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
17%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Southwest Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
18%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Southwest Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
52%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Southwest Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 NC.
Diversity Score0.670.46
This chart display the diversity score of Southwest Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Southwest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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 North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGuilford County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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