Southwest Academy



Southwest Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwest Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 276
7 258
8 256
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Southwest Academy is a public elementary school located in Baltimore, MD in the Baltimore County Public Schools. It enrolls 790 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 790
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 54.5

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Southwest Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 443
(56%)
41,278
(51%)
 Female 347
(44%)
38,920
(49%)

Southwest Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 586
(74%)
30,121
(38%)
 Asian 92
(12%)
5,636
(7%)
 Hispanic 69
(9%)
6,903
(9%)
 White 22
(3%)
33,061
(41%)
 Two or More 17
(2%)
4,020
(5%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
361
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
96
(0%)

Southwest Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 402
(51%)
33,975
(42%)
 Not Eligible 301
(38%)
40,661
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 87
(11%)
5,562
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Southwest Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 48.4%. 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 Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1110
2006 920
2007 803
2008 725
2009 748
2010 726
2011 743
2012 729
2013 797
2014 801
2015 790

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 16.3
2007 14.5
2008 13.7
2009 14.7
2010 14.2
2011 13.3
2012 12.8
2013 15.5
2014 14.6
2015 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47837837837838
2006 0.51521739130435
2007 0.57409713574097
2008 0.58758620689655
2009 0.60695187165775
2010 0.633608815427
2011 0.69986541049798
2012 0.70781893004115
2013 0.65370138017566
2014 0.68164794007491
2015 0.61898734177215

Compare Southwest Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 61.9%
 

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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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