Southwest Elementary School



Southwest Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwest Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 92
2 95
3 104
4 75
5 85
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Southwest Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Lexington, NC in the Lexington City School District. It enrolls 451 students in grades 1st through 12th. Southwest Elementary School is the 901st largest public school in North Carolina and the 26,764th largest nationally. It has 17.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 451
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,764th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in North Carolina: 901st out of 1,548
Student/Teacher Rank in North Carolina: 1,343rd out of 1,536
Full Time Teacher Rank in North Carolina: 1,072nd out of 1,536

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Southwest Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 229
(51%)
1,217
(51%)
 Female 222
(49%)
1,148
(49%)

Southwest Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 137
(30%)
653
(28%)
 Hispanic 134
(30%)
807
(34%)
 White 125
(28%)
627
(27%)
 Two or More 40
(9%)
159
(7%)
 Asian 12
(3%)
105
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
4
(0%)

Southwest Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 444
(98%)
2,329
(98%)
 Not Eligible 7
(2%)
36
(2%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Southwest Elementary School is ranked 344th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwest Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.1%. 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 384
2006 382
2007 379
2008 382
2009 408
2010 369
2011 374
2012 375
2013 338
2014 327
2015 451

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 N/A
2007 15
2008 14.6
2009 15.1
2010 13.7
2011 14
2012 14.7
2013 13.8
2014 14.5
2015 17.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.82552083333333
2006 0.81937172774869
2007
2008 0.82460732984293
2009 0.78921568627451
2010 0.88346883468835
2011 0.88770053475936
2012 0.84266666666667
2013 0.89349112426036
2014 0.9388379204893
2015 0.98447893569845

Compare Southwest Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 
This School 98.4%
 

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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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