Southwest Preparatory School

  • Southwest Preparatory School serves 37 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 75%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Southwest Preparatory School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

Southwest Preparatory School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Southwest Preparatory School's student population of 37 students has declined by 68% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 55% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students37 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southwest Preparatory School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,879 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southwest Preparatory School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#7248 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
75%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
71%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
44%
52%
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Black
33%
13%
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White
13%
28%
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Two or more races
10%
2%
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Diversity Score0.68n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouthwest Preparatory School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Southwest Preparatory School is New Directions (0.0 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is New Directions (0.0 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is New Directions (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Antonio New Directions Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 3-12 | 195 students
    0.0 miles
    1258 Austin Hwy Bldg 2
    San Antonio, TX 78209
    (210)828-2161
    0.0 3-12 195
  • San Antonio Seguin Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: PK-5 | 93 students
    0.8 miles
    2400 Walnut
    San Antonio, TX 78209
    (210)829-8017
    0.8 PK-5 93
  • San Antonio George Gervin Academy Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: PK-12 | 1246 students
    0.9 miles
    6944 S Sunbelt Dr
    San Antonio, TX 78218
    (210)568-8800
    0.9 PK-12 1246
  • San Antonio Alternative Elementary School Alternative School
    Grades: 2-5 | 8 students
    1.1 miles
    6523 Cascade
    San Antonio, TX 78218
    (210)407-9400
    1.1 2-5 8
  • San Antonio Northwood Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 415 students
    1.1 miles
    519 Pike Rd
    San Antonio, TX 78209
    (210)407-5400
    1.1 PK-5 415

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