Southwest Middle School

701 Wren Ave
Ballwin, MO 63021
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Southwest Middle School serves 702 students in grades 6-8.
Southwest Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Southwest Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

Southwest Middle School's student population of 702 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students702 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

Southwest Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Southwest Middle School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#371 out of 2085 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
10%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
9%
16%
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White
69%
71%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.500.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParkway C-2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Southwest Middle School is South High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Selvidge Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wren Hollow Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ballwin Wren Hollow Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 401 students
    0.1 miles
    655 Wren Ave
    Ballwin, MO 63021
    (314) 415-6850
    0.1 PK-5 401
  • Ballwin Hanna Woods Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 450 students
    0.5 miles
    720 Hanna Rd
    Ballwin, MO 63021
    (314) 415-6300
    0.5 K-5 450
  • Ballwin Sorrento Springs Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 278 students
    0.5 miles
    390 Tumulty Dr
    Ballwin, MO 63021
    (314) 415-6800
    0.5 K-5 278
  • Ballwin South High School Math: 42% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,699 student
    0.5 miles
    801 Hanna Rd
    Ballwin, MO 63021
    (314) 415-7700
    0.5 9-12 1,699
  • Ballwin Oak Brook Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 518 students
    1.2 miles
    510 Big Bend Rd
    Ballwin, MO 63021
    (314) 415-6550
    1.2 K-5 518

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