Southwest High School

  • Southwest High School serves 1,266 students in grades 8-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the TX average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Southwest High School operates within the Fort Worth Independent School District.
  • Fort Worth Independent School District's 65% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1266 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 98 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,266 students
Southwest High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Southwest High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers98 teachers
Southwest High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeSouthwest High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
Southwest High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
2%
4%
Southwest High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
38%
52%
Southwest High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
41%
13%
Southwest High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
17%
29%
Southwest High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Southwest High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSouthwest High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.660.63
Southwest High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
50%
52%
Southwest High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
Southwest High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Fort Worth Independent School District's student population of 85,713 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 65% has increased from 59% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,023 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,845 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District NameFort Worth Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
143
3
Number of Students Managed85,713825
Fort Worth Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate65%83%
Fort Worth Independent School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$837 MM$9 MM
Fort Worth Independent School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$906 MM$10 MM
Fort Worth Independent School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,023$12,250
Fort Worth Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,845$12,682
Fort Worth Independent School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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