Southwest Elementary



Southwest Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwest Elementary Students by Grade
PK 39
K 80
1 89
2 76
3 80
4 84
5 90
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Southwest Elementary is a public elementary school located in Belton, TX in the Belton Independent School District. It enrolls 538 students in grades 1st through 12th. Southwest Elementary is the 2,443rd largest public school in Texas and the 18,064th largest nationally. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 538
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,064th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 2,443rd out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,112th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,324th out of 4,707

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Southwest Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 273
(51%)
3,721
(52%)
 Female 265
(49%)
3,452
(48%)

Southwest Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 331
(62%)
2,321
(32%)
 White 163
(30%)
3,954
(55%)
 Black 27
(5%)
449
(6%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
251
(3%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
63
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
118
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
17
(0%)

Southwest Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 417
(78%)
3,083
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 62
(12%)
673
(9%)
 Not Eligible 59
(11%)
3,417
(48%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Southwest Elementary is ranked 1,294th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwest Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.0%) is higher than the state average of 63.8%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 442
2006 472
2007 424
2008 459
2009 484
2010 471
2011 517
2012 538

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 15.8
2007 13.8
2008 14.7
2009 16.1
2010 14.7
2011 15.5
2012 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.81447963800905
2006 0.84110169491525
2007 0.83490566037736
2008 0.87363834422658
2009 0.8801652892562
2010 0.89808917197452
2011 0.89941972920696
2012 0.89033457249071

Compare Southwest Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 
This School 89.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Southwest Elementary
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Public PK - 05 538 15.6:1  
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Public PK - 05 447 15.4:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 05 629 15:1 1 miles
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Public 06 - 09 734 14.6:1 3 miles
Sparta Elementary
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Public PK - 05 711 17.3:1 3 miles
Central Texas Christian School
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Private PK - 12 633 11:1 4 miles
Joe M Pirtle Elementary
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Public KG - 05 776 17.3:1 5 miles
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Public 06 - 08 769 14.1:1 5 miles
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Public 06 - 08 556 12.9:1 5 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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