Southwestern Youth Services

  • Southwestern Youth Services serves 15 students in grades 5-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

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School Overview

  • Southwestern Youth Services's student population of 15 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students15 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southwestern Youth Services's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southwestern Youth Services is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#1107 out of 1,784 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Southwestern Youth Services and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southwestern Youth Services and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio8:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Southwestern Youth Services and the public school average student teacher ratio of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
60%
2%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Southwestern Youth Services and percentage of American Indian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Southwestern Youth Services and the percentage of Asian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Southwestern Youth Services and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Southwestern Youth Services and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
40%
67%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Southwestern Youth Services and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southwestern Youth Services.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.480.34
This chart display the diversity score of Southwestern Youth Services and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate<50%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Southwestern Youth Services and public school graduation rate of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLuverne Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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