Southwest Middle School



Southwest Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwest Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 315
5 292
6 279
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 3

Southwest Middle School is a public elementary school located in Searcy, AR in the Searcy School District. It enrolls 889 students in grades 1st through 12th. Southwest Middle School is the 9th largest public school in Arkansas and the 2,547th largest nationally. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 889
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 60.34

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Southwest Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 446
(50%)
1,214
(52%)
 Female 443
(50%)
1,133
(48%)

Southwest Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 635
(71%)
1,706
(73%)
 Black 102
(11%)
262
(11%)
 Hispanic 82
(9%)
211
(9%)
 Two or More 56
(6%)
142
(6%)
 Asian 12
(1%)
22
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Southwest Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 439
(49%)
1,149
(49%)
 Not Eligible 368
(41%)
982
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 82
(9%)
216
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 548 ranked schools in Arkansas, Southwest Middle School is ranked 40th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwest Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 67.1%. 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2011 1017
2012 1031
2013 941
2014 897
2015 889

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2011 17.5
2012 16.1
2013 15.3
2014 15.9
2015 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2011 0.46116027531957
2012 0.54316197866149
2013 0.51965993623804
2014 0.55964325529543
2015 0.58605174353206

Compare Southwest Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.8% 14.0:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 58.6%
 
State Average 67.1%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Southwest Middle School
Searcy, AR
Public 04 - 06 889 14.7:1  
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Public KG - 03 531 16.8:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 03 428 12.7:1 2 miles
Liberty Christian School
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Private PK - 05 62 9:1 2 miles
Kensett Elementary School
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Public PK - 06 408 13.6:1 5 miles
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Public PK - 06 374 12.6:1 7 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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