Southwood Elementary School serves 457 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 7% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 457 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 8%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 7%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Southwood Elementary School's student population of 457 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
457 students
Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Southwood Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

The diversity score of Southwood Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
8%
36%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
7%
37%
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
13:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
2%
14%
Black
94%
20%
White
2%
60%
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southwood Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score
0.12
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education
Profile last updated: 02/24/2022

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

8% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 7% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).

How many students attend Southwood Elementary School?

457 students attend Southwood Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

94% of Southwood Elementary School students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Southwood Elementary School?

Southwood Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Southwood Elementary School offer ?

Southwood Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is Southwood Elementary School part of?

Southwood Elementary School is part of Pine Bluff School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 457 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 8%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 7%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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