Southwest Elementary School

611 S Saunders
Belton, TX 76513
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 401 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Southwest Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 401 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • : Bottom 50% in TX
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Overview

Southwest Elementary School's student population of 401 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
401 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Southwest Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 8,188 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Southwest Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (TX)
#7625 out of 8188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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18%
41%
This chart displays 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 Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
30%
51%
This chart displays 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 Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
6-9%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Southwest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
75%
53%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Southwest Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
6%
13%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Southwest Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
15%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southwest Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Texas.
0.41
This chart displays the diversity score of Southwest Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
57%
This chart displays 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 Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart displays 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 Texas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Southwest Elementary School's ranking?
Southwest Elementary School is ranked #7625 out of 8,188 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What schools are Southwest Elementary School often compared to?
Southwest Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Miller Heights Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
18% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% TX state average), while 30% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% TX state average).
How many students attend Southwest Elementary School?
401 students attend Southwest Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
75% of Southwest Elementary School students are Hispanic, 15% of students are White, 6% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Southwest Elementary School?
Southwest Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Southwest Elementary School offer ?
Southwest Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Southwest Elementary School part of?
Southwest Elementary School is part of Belton ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 401 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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