Southwest Primary

1580 32nd Street Sw
Hickory, NC 28602
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Southwest Primary serves 364 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

Southwest Primary's student population of 364 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 31% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students364 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Southwest Primary is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
30-34%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
20-24%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
31%
18%
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Black
28%
25%
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White
26%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.750.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHickory City Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Southwest Primary is Hickory Career Arts Magnet High School (3.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Grandview Middle School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Longview Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hickory Longview Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 358 students
    1.3 miles
    737 12th Street Sw
    Hickory, NC 28602
    (828) 485-0975
    1.3 3-5 358
  • Hildebran Hildebran Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 390 students
    2.3 miles
    703 Us Hwy 70 West
    Hildebran, NC 28637
    (828) 397-3181
    2.3 PK-5 390
  • Hickory Oakwood Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 374 students
    3.0 miles
    366 4th Street Nw
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828) 322-1340
    3 PK-5 374
  • Hickory Grandview Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 443 students
    3.2 miles
    451 Catawba Valley Boulevard
    Hickory, NC 28602
    (828) 328-2289
    3.2 6-8 443
  • Hickory Mountain View Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-6 | 757 students
    3.2 miles
    5911 Dwayne Starnes Road
    Hickory, NC 28602
    (828) 294-2020
    3.2 PK-6 757

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