Southwest Elementary School

  • Southwest Elementary School serves 274 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Southwest Elementary School's student population of 274 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students274 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southwest Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southwest Elementary School is 0.58, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
36%
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 Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
35%
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 Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
10%
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Black
50%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Southwest Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
42%
63%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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 TN.
Diversity Score0.580.55
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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 Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFayette County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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