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
6 437
7 487
8 458
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Southwest Middle School is a public elementary school located in Charlotte, NC in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. It enrolls 1,382 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 19.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,382
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19:1
Full Time Teachers: 72.89

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Southwest Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 695
(50%)
53,393
(51%)
 Female 687
(50%)
51,417
(49%)

Southwest Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 535
(39%)
40,499
(39%)
 Hispanic 420
(30%)
24,386
(23%)
 White 318
(23%)
30,400
(29%)
 Two or More 51
(4%)
2,330
(2%)
 Asian 47
(3%)
6,558
(6%)
 American Indian 10
(1%)
499
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
138
(0%)

Southwest Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 648
(47%)
64,671
(62%)
 Not Eligible 629
(46%)
37,833
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 105
(8%)
2,306
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Southwest Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 61.1%. 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
2005 1095
2006 1109
2007 1159
2008 1262
2009 1298
2010 1344
2011 1372
2012 1425
2013 1419
2014 1403
2015 1382

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 16.8
2007 16.6
2008 17.1
2009 17.6
2010 19.8
2011 18.8
2012 18.2
2013 18.6
2014 19.3
2015 19

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44840182648402
2006 0.45536519386835
2007 0.4762726488352
2008 0.45245641838352
2009 0.53620955315871
2010 0.55133928571429
2011 0.56413994169096
2012 0.57333333333333
2013 0.55954897815363
2014 0.56949394155381
2015 0.54486251808973

Compare Southwest Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,900.0% 19.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 54.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 

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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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