Southwestern Middle School

169 S Main Cross St
Hanover, IN 47243
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Southwestern Middle School serves 318 students in grades 6-8.
Southwestern Middle 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Southwestern Middle School's student population of 318 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students318 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Rankings

Southwestern Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,757 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Southwestern Middle School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1522 out of 1757 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
6%
12%
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Black
n/a
13%
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White
90%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.190.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouthwestern-Jefferson County Con School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Southwestern Middle School is Southwestern High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Madison Consolidated Junior High School (5.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Southwestern Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hanover Southwestern High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 380 students
    0.1 miles
    167 S Main Cross St
    Hanover, IN 47243
    (812) 866-1241
    0.1 9-12 380
  • Hanover Southwestern Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 685 students
    0.3 miles
    273 South Main Street
    Hanover, IN 47243
    (812) 866-6215
    0.3 PK-5 685
  • La Porte Madison Juvenile Correctional
    Grades: 9-12 | 31 students
    4.7 miles
    2407 N 500 W
    La Porte, IN 46350
    (812) 265-6154
    4.7 9-12 31
  • Madison Lydia Middleton Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 341 students
    5.0 miles
    714 W Main St
    Madison, IN 47250
    (812) 274-8005
    5 PK-4 341
  • Madison Emery O Muncie Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 357 students
    5.1 miles
    800 Lanier Dr
    Madison, IN 47250
    (812) 274-8004
    5.1 K-4 357

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