Southwestern Elementary School

  • Southwestern Elementary School serves 641 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Southwestern Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 31%.

School Overview

  • Southwestern Elementary School's student population of 641 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students641 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southwestern Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,769 schools in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southwestern Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1103 out of 1769 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Southwestern Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southwestern Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Southwestern Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 1992-93 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Southwestern Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Southwestern Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
91%
69%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Southwestern Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southwestern Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.170.50
This chart display the diversity score of Southwestern Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Southwestern Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southwestern Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouthwestern-Jefferson Co Con School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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