Southwind Elementary



Southwind Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwind Elementary Students by Grade
PK 66
K 120
1 112
2 126
3 142
4 139
5 135
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Southwind Elementary is a public elementary school located in Memphis, TN in the Shelby County School District. It enrolls 840 students in grades 1st through 12th. Southwind Elementary is the 64th largest public school in Tennessee and the 3,453rd largest nationally. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 840
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 57.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,453rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Tennessee: 64th out of 1,067
Student/Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 538th out of 1,065
Full Time Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 52nd out of 1,065

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Southwind Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 421
(50%)
40,057
(49%)
 Male 419
(50%)
41,675
(51%)

Southwind Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 682
(81%)
61,111
(75%)
 Hispanic 86
(10%)
11,099
(14%)
 Asian 35
(4%)
1,209
(1%)
 Two or More 21
(3%)
1,766
(2%)
 White 11
(1%)
6,423
(8%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
82
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
42
(0%)

Southwind Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 633
(75%)
68,381
(84%)
 Not Eligible 207
(25%)
13,351
(16%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,041 ranked schools in Tennessee, Southwind Elementary is ranked 44th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwind Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.4%) is higher than the state average of 61.6%. 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.

Southwind Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 937
2014 888
2015 840

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 N/A
2014 19
2015 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013 0.69263607257204
2014 0.69144144144144
2015 0.75357142857143

Compare Southwind Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,418.6% 14.2:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.6%
 
This School 75.4%
 

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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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