Lawrence Southwest Middle School



Lawrence Southwest Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lawrence Southwest Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 220
7 248
8 221
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lawrence Southwest Middle School is a public elementary school located in Lawrence, KS in the Lawrence School District. It enrolls 689 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 12.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 689
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 54

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Lawrence Southwest Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 380
(55%)
4,529
(52%)
 Female 309
(45%)
4,112
(48%)

Lawrence Southwest Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 500
(73%)
5,910
(68%)
 Asian 48
(7%)
327
(4%)
 Hispanic 48
(7%)
781
(9%)
 Two or More 46
(7%)
776
(9%)
 Black 24
(3%)
516
(6%)
 American Indian 17
(2%)
302
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(1%)
29
(0%)

Lawrence Southwest Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 536
(78%)
5,101
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 106
(15%)
2,886
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(7%)
654
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Lawrence Southwest Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 51.7%. 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.

Lawrence Southwest Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 636
2006 653
2007 670
2008 674
2009 662
2010 637
2011 635
2012 657
2013 669
2014 712
2015 689

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 11.7
2007 13.4
2008 13.6
2009 13.6
2010 13.4
2011 12.3
2012 N/A
2013 12.8
2014 12.6
2015 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16509433962264
2006 0.20061255742726
2007 0.22537313432836
2008 0.20326409495549
2009 0.16465256797583
2010 0.1585557299843
2011 0.21574803149606
2012 0.19939117199391
2013 0.22571001494768
2014 0.21910112359551
2015 0.22206095791001

Compare Lawrence Southwest Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.2%
 
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Lawrence Southwest Middle School
Lawrence, KS
Public 06 - 08 689 12.8:1  
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Public KG - 05 285 15.1:1 3 miles
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Private PK - PK 64 9:1 3 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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