PROFICIENCY 36% 17% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
47%Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
44%North Carolina

Southwest Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools" in Charlotte, NC. There are a total of 1,403 students and 73 teachers at Southwest Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 707 free lunch students and 92 reduced lunch students.

Southwest Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 36.0%, which is 17% lower than the North Carolina average.


Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch707
Reduced lunch92


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Southwest Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Southwest Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
Caucasian 25.4% 30.8% 51.3% 51.1%
African American 39.9% 41.1% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian 3.4% 5.5% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 26.6% 19.4% 14.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.5% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.9% 2.5% 3.7% 3.1%

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Charlotte demographics profile

StatisticCharlotteNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,64218191
Median age33.838.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%57%55%
Speak English79%89%79%
Speak Spanish12%7%13%

Education level achieved in Charlotte

IndexCharlotteNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade86.8%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school86.0%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college69.9%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.3%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors42.0%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters14.2%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.5%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.3%1.3%
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Source: The Southwest Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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