Southwest Elementary School

  • Southwest Elementary School serves 522 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 69% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 74% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Southwest Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 31%.

School Overview

  • Southwest Elementary School's student population of 522 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students522 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Southwest Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southwest Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,769 schools in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The 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 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#377 out of 1769 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
54%
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 Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
12%
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Black
4%
12%
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White
76%
69%
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Two or more races
9%
5%
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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 IN.
Diversity Score0.410.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
40%
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 Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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 Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreenwood Community Sch Corp School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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