Southwest Junior High School

  • Southwest Junior High School serves 751 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the AZ average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Southwest Junior High School operates within the Gadsden Elementary School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 751 students has grown by 15% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 751 students
Southwest Junior High School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender % Southwest Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Southwest Junior High School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Southwest Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 20:1
Southwest Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2014)
Hispanic
100%
45%
Southwest Junior High School Black Students (2005-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Southwest Junior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
n/a 0.42
Southwest Junior High School Diversity Score (2005-2015)
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.
n/a
34%
Southwest Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2010)
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.
n/a
5%
Southwest Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2014)

District Comparison

  • Gadsden Elementary School District's student population of 5,321 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $6,959 in this district is less than the state average of $8,705. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $5,630 is less than the state average of $7,898. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four years.
School District Name Gadsden Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
1
Number of Students Managed 5,321 325
Gadsden Elementary School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $36 MM $3 MM
Gadsden Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $29 MM $3 MM
Gadsden Elementary School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $6,959 $8,705
Gadsden Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $5,630 $7,898
Gadsden Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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