529 E. Pineville Road
Washburn, MO 65772
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Southwest High School serves 236 students in grades 9-12.
Southwest High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 236 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Southwest High School's student population of 236 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
236 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Southwest High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Southwest High School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1012 out of 2091 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
4%
15%
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White
87%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

30-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% MO state average), while 50-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MO state average).

What is the graduation rate of Southwest High School?

The graduation rate of Southwest High School is 90%, which is equal to the Missouri state average of 90%.

How many students attend Southwest High School?

236 students attend Southwest High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

87% of Southwest High School students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Southwest High School?

Southwest High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.

What grades does Southwest High School offer ?

Southwest High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 236 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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