Southwest High School

  • Southwest High School serves 1,310 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Southwest High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Southwest High School's student population of 1,310 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 95 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,310 students
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Total Classroom Teachers95 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southwest High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southwest High School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#7096 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
40%
52%
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Black
41%
13%
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White
16%
28%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.650.64
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Graduation Rate
89%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Worth Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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