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.
  • Southwest Junior High School operates within the Gadsden Elementary School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 751 students has grown by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students751 students
Southwest Junior High School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender %Southwest Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Southwest Junior High School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by GradeSouthwest Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio26:120:1
Southwest Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2015)
Hispanic
100%
45%
Southwest Junior High School Black Students (2005-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSouthwest Junior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAZ 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.
n/a0.64
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 $6,747 in this district is less than the state average of $9,449. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $6,216 is less than the state average of $8,879. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District NameGadsden Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
1
Number of Students Managed5,321325
Gadsden Elementary School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$35 MM$3 MM
Gadsden Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$32 MM$2 MM
Gadsden Elementary School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$6,747$9,449
Gadsden Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$6,216$8,879
Gadsden Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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