Southwestern Elementary



Southwestern Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwestern Elementary Students by Grade
PK 45
K 82
1 102
2 87
3 75
4 84
5 86
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Southwestern Elementary is a public elementary school located in Chesapeake, VA in the Chesapeake City Public Schools. It enrolls 561 students in grades 1st through 12th. Southwestern Elementary is the 516th largest public school in Virginia and the 16,559th largest nationally. It has 16.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 561
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,559th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 516th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 600th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 496th out of 1,156

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Southwestern Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 282
(50%)
13,979
(52%)
 Female 279
(50%)
13,084
(48%)

Southwestern Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 407
(73%)
8,679
(32%)
 White 59
(11%)
13,283
(49%)
 Hispanic 54
(10%)
2,315
(9%)
 Two or More 34
(6%)
1,881
(7%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
761
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
57
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
87
(0%)

Southwestern Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 280
(50%)
8,470
(31%)
 Not Eligible 237
(42%)
17,273
(64%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(8%)
1,320
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Southwestern Elementary is ranked 328th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwestern Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 44.7%. 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.

Southwestern Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 507
2006 517
2007 588
2008 572
2009 593
2010 606
2011 534
2012 552
2013 555
2014 535
2015 561

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.3
2006 10.6
2007 17.7
2008 16.3
2009 18
2010 20.2
2011 15.6
2012 16.7
2013 16.8
2014 16.2
2015 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74556213017751
2006 0.70212765957447
2007 1.0119047619048
2008 0.66958041958042
2009 0.64080944350759
2010 0.66336633663366
2011 0.58614232209738
2012 0.64130434782609
2013 0.64504504504505
2014 0.60747663551402
2015 0.57754010695187

Compare Southwestern Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 57.8%
 

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