Southwestern Elementary School



Southwestern Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwestern Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 190
4 181
5 165
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Southwestern Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Cordele, GA in the Crisp County School District. It enrolls 536 students in grades 1st through 12th. Southwestern Elementary School is the 806th largest public school in Georgia and the 18,259th largest nationally. It has 17.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 536
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,259th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 806th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,081st out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 996th out of 1,342

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Southwestern Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 280
(52%)
1,666
(52%)
 Female 256
(48%)
1,536
(48%)

Southwestern Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 306
(57%)
1,885
(59%)
 White 190
(35%)
1,076
(34%)
 Hispanic 14
(3%)
117
(4%)
 Two or More 14
(3%)
80
(2%)
 Asian 12
(2%)
39
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Southwestern Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 382
(71%)
2,422
(76%)
 Not Eligible 121
(23%)
591
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(6%)
189
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Southwestern Elementary School is ranked 541st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwestern Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.4%) is higher than the state average of 62.6%. 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.

Southwestern Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 541
2006 507
2007 518
2008 526
2009 548
2010 521
2011 540
2012 536

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.7
2006 10.8
2007 11.2
2008 12
2009 14.8
2010 14.9
2011 15.9
2012 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74861367837338
2006 0.74556213017751
2007 0.74324324324324
2008 0.73954372623574
2009 0.73905109489051
2010 0.75431861804223
2011 0.80925925925926
2012 0.77425373134328

Compare Southwestern Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 77.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Southwestern Elementary School
Cordele, GA
Public 03 - 05 536 17:1  
J. S. Pate Elementary School
Cordele, GA
Public KG - 02 577 15.1:1 1 miles
Crisp County Middle School
Cordele, GA
Public 06 - 08 928 16.1:1 2 miles
A. S. Clark Elementary School
Cordele, GA
Public 03 - 05 395 17.2:1 2 miles
Blackshear Trail Elementary School
Cordele, GA
Public PK - 02 766 17.8:1 3 miles
Crisp Academy
Cordele, GA
Private PK - 12 226 11:1 5 miles
Fullington Academy
Pinehurst, GA
Private PK - 12 264 8:1 17 miles
Dooly County Elementary School
Pinehurst, GA
Public PK - 05 789 17.7:1 17 miles
Dooly County Middle School
Pinehurst, GA
Public 06 - 08 331 22.7:1 17 miles
Turner County Elementary School
Ashburn, GA
Public KG - 05 675 14.5:1 19 miles
Turner County Middle School
Ashburn, GA
Public 06 - 08 362 14.1:1 20 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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