Southwood Elementary School
- Southwood Elementary School's student population of 331 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
- The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-5|
|Total Students||331 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||22 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
- Southwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,555 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
- The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School||State Level (NC)|
|Overall School Rank (16-17)||#1257 out of 2555 schools|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)||45-49%|
|Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)||40-44%|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||15:1||16:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch||n/a|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Lenoir County School District|
Nearby Public Schools
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Kinston Lenoir County Early College High School Grades: 9-13 | 175 students
231 Hwy 58 South
Kinston, NC 28502
(252)233-6870 2.0 9-13 175
- Kinston Southeast Elementary School Grades: K-5 | 228 students
201 Mcdaniels Street
Kinston, NC 28501
(252)527-4210 3.5 K-5 228
- Kinston Rochelle Middle School Grades: 6-8 | 450 students
301 N Rochelle Blvd
Kinston, NC 28501
(252)527-4290 3.8 6-8 450
- Kinston Lenoir County Learning Academy Grades: PK-12 | 61 students
2529 Cedar Dell Lane, Haigler-
Kinston, NC 28504
(252)527-4264 3.9 PK-12 61
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