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 0
5 0
6 235
7 255
8 211
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Southwest Middle School is a public elementary school located in Savannah, GA in the Chatham County School District. It enrolls 701 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 701
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.7

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Southwest Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 360
(51%)
13,679
(49%)
 Male 341
(49%)
14,372
(51%)

Southwest Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 442
(63%)
15,721
(56%)
 White 155
(22%)
8,230
(29%)
 Hispanic 44
(6%)
1,763
(6%)
 Two or More 44
(6%)
1,726
(6%)
 Asian 13
(2%)
504
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
44
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
63
(0%)

Southwest Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 408
(58%)
16,738
(60%)
 Not Eligible 233
(33%)
9,379
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 60
(9%)
1,934
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Southwest Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (66.8%) is slightly 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.

Southwest Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 915
2006 867
2007 855
2008 943
2009 972
2010 687
2011 734
2012 701

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 13.5
2007 12.6
2008 13.6
2009 15.1
2010 12.9
2011 16.2
2012 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51256830601093
2006 0.54901960784314
2007 0.59883040935673
2008 0.62990455991516
2009 0.71399176954733
2010 0.57496360989811
2011 0.65258855585831
2012 0.66761768901569

Compare Southwest Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 66.8%
 

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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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