Southwest Elementary School



Southwest Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwest Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 75
K 123
1 123
2 119
3 114
4 131
5 126
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Southwest Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Savannah, GA in the Chatham County School District. It enrolls 811 students in grades 1st through 12th. Southwest Elementary School is the 249th largest public school in Georgia and the 3,839th largest nationally. It has 17.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 811
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 47
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,839th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 249th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,132nd out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 369th out of 1,342

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Southwest Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 431
(53%)
14,372
(51%)
 Female 380
(47%)
13,679
(49%)

Southwest Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 411
(51%)
15,721
(56%)
 White 253
(31%)
8,230
(29%)
 Hispanic 66
(8%)
1,763
(6%)
 Two or More 50
(6%)
1,726
(6%)
 Asian 20
(2%)
504
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(1%)
44
(0%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
63
(0%)

Southwest Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 423
(52%)
16,738
(60%)
 Not Eligible 316
(39%)
9,379
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 72
(9%)
1,934
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Southwest Elementary School is ranked 358th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwest Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 62.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 719
2006 717
2007 682
2008 737
2009 788
2010 764
2011 740
2012 811

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 13.5
2007 12.7
2008 12.8
2009 14.4
2010 14.6
2011 15.1
2012 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55215577190542
2006 0.57322175732218
2007 0.59090909090909
2008 0.62550881953867
2009 0.69670050761421
2010 0.61256544502618
2011 0.58648648648649
2012 0.61035758323058

Compare Southwest Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 61.0%
 
State Average 62.6%
 

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Southwest Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 811 17.3:1  
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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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