Southwest School



Southwest School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwest School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 65
1 65
2 50
3 58
4 46
5 44
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Southwest School is a public elementary school located in Torrington, CT in the Torrington School District. It enrolls 328 students in grades 1st through 12th. Southwest School is the 474th largest public school in Connecticut and the 38,723rd largest nationally. It has 11.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 328
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.72

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Southwest School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 191
(58%)
1,689
(52%)
 Female 137
(42%)
1,565
(48%)

Southwest School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 215
(66%)
2,275
(70%)
 Hispanic 69
(21%)
625
(19%)
 Black 18
(5%)
125
(4%)
 Two or More 15
(5%)
111
(3%)
 Asian 11
(3%)
107
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Southwest School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 151
(46%)
1,658
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 144
(44%)
1,305
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(10%)
291
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Southwest School is ranked 220th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwest School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 40.2%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Southwest School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 285
2006 230
2007 305
2008 295
2009 331
2010 323
2011 324
2012 328

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 11
2007 11.6
2008 10.8
2009 13.3
2010 11.6
2011 12.2
2012 11.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24561403508772
2006 0.33478260869565
2007 0.39344262295082
2008 0.44745762711864
2009 0.49848942598187
2010 0.58513931888545
2011 0.55864197530864
2012 0.53963414634146

Compare Southwest School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,180.0% 11.8:1
 
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
This School 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Southwest School
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Public KG - 05 328 11.8:1  
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Public PK - 04 464 12.1:1 4 miles
Torrington Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 1,056 13.4:1 4 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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