Southwestern Elementary School

3406 W 600 S
Shelbyville, IN 46176
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Southwestern Elementary School serves 327 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Southwestern Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 327 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Southwestern Elementary School's student population of 327 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
327 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Southwestern Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,755 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Southwestern Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#539 out of 1755 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
14%
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Black
n/a
13%
White
94%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Southwestern Elementary School's ranking?
Southwestern Elementary School is ranked #539 out of 1,755 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Indiana.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% IN state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% IN state average).
How many students attend Southwestern Elementary School?
327 students attend Southwestern Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Southwestern Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Southwestern Elementary School?
Southwestern Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does Southwestern Elementary School offer ?
Southwestern Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Southwestern Elementary School part of?
Southwestern Elementary School is part of Southwestern Con Sch Shelby Co School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 327 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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