Southwest Middle School

  • Southwest Middle School serves 905 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Southwest Middle School operates within the Brevard School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 905 students has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students905 students
Southwest Middle School Total Students (1991-2015)
Gender %Southwest Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
Southwest Middle School Total Teachers (1991-2015)
Students by GradeSouthwest Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
Southwest Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1991-2015)
Asian
1%
3%
Southwest Middle School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
17%
31%
Southwest Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
25%
23%
Southwest Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
50%
40%
Southwest Middle School White Students (1991-2015)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Southwest Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSouthwest Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownFL 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.
0.660.70
Southwest Middle School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
58%
53%
Southwest Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
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.
6%
5%
Southwest Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Brevard School District's student population of 72,274 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,360 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,351 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District NameBrevard School District
Number of Schools
Managed
122
22
Number of Students Managed72,27410,184
Brevard School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$667 MM$132 MM
Brevard School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$666 MM$140 MM
Brevard School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,360$11,888
Brevard School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,351$12,571
Brevard School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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