Southwest Middle School - 38



Southwest Middle School - 38 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwest Middle School - 38 Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 204
7 228
8 203
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Southwest Middle School - 38 is a public elementary school located in Rapid City, SD in the Rapid City Area School District 51-4. It enrolls 635 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 17.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 635
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.39

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Southwest Middle School - 38 Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 329
(52%)
5,130
(51%)
 Female 306
(48%)
4,930
(49%)

Southwest Middle School - 38 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 547
(86%)
6,812
(68%)
 American Indian 46
(7%)
1,895
(19%)
 Hispanic 18
(3%)
597
(6%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
520
(5%)
 Black 8
(1%)
130
(1%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
100
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
6
(0%)

Southwest Middle School - 38 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 537
(85%)
5,321
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 72
(11%)
3,916
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(4%)
823
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Southwest Middle School - 38 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 43.5%. 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 - 38 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 443
2006 443
2007 407
2008 434
2009 471
2010 482
2011 542
2012 635

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.9
2006 13.4
2007 12.5
2008 13.1
2009 14.1
2010 13.9
2011 14.8
2012 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.063205417607223
2006 0.074492099322799
2007 0.041769041769042
2008 0.071428571428571
2009 0.082802547770701
2010 0.10580912863071
2011 0.10885608856089
2012 0.15433070866142

Compare Southwest Middle School - 38 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.4%
 
State Average 43.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Southwest Middle School - 38
Rapid City, SD
Public 06 - 08 635 17.9:1  
Corral Drive Elementary - 21
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Public 06 - 08 669 16.8:1 3 miles
Canyon Lake Elementary - 04
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Public KG - 05 277 12.5:1 3 miles
St Pauls Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 100 12:1 4 miles
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Private PK - 12 770 9:1 4 miles
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Public KG - 05 420 17.8:1 4 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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