Southwest School



Southwest School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwest School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 51
1 62
2 53
3 54
4 52
5 41
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 313 students in grades 1st through 12th. Southwest School is the 466th largest public school in Connecticut and the 40,449th largest nationally. It has 12.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 313
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.17

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Southwest School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 169
(54%)
1,711
(54%)
 Female 144
(46%)
1,483
(46%)

Southwest School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 208
(66%)
2,119
(66%)
 Hispanic 77
(25%)
736
(23%)
 Black 13
(4%)
104
(3%)
 Two or More 8
(3%)
112
(4%)
 Asian 7
(2%)
112
(4%)
 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*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 206
(66%)
1,692
(53%)
 Not Eligible 107
(34%)
1,502
(47%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, Southwest School is ranked 207th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwest School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.8%) is higher than the state average of 41.1%. 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
2013 330
2014 329
2015 313

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
2013 12.8
2014 12.7
2015 12

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
2013 0.56666666666667
2014 0.62613981762918
2015 0.65814696485623

Compare Southwest School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 65.8%
 

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Southwest School
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Public KG - 05 313 12:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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