Southwood Middle School (Closed 2012)

1110 Southwood St
Anderson, SC 29624
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Southwood Middle School served 493 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 77% (which was higher than the South Carolina state average of 70%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 66% (which was lower than the South Carolina state average of 71%) for the 2010-11 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 was lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 63% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students493 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
77%
70%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
66%
71%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southwood Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
57%
34%
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White
37%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southwood Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score
0.540.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southwood Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnderson 05 School District
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Southwood Middle School is Anderson Five Career Campus (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Southwood Academy For The Arts (0.0 miles away)
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