PROFICIENCY 46% 12% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
39%MINNEAPOLIS PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST.
9%Minneapolis
52%Minnesota

Southwest Senior High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "MINNEAPOLIS PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST." in Minneapolis, MN. There are a total of 1,725 students and 86 teachers at Southwest Senior High, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 571 free lunch students and 64 reduced lunch students.

Southwest Senior High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 45.8%, which is 12% lower than the Minnesota average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1725
Teachers86.19
Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch571
Reduced lunch64

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment126
Taking some courses564
Taking some courses (not tests)195
Passing some courses279
Passing no courses281

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 Senior High, there are a total of 126 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 564 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All40-49%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School40-49%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All45-49%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School45-49%

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 Senior High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMinnesotaNational
Caucasian 56.3% 32.2% 70.9% 51.1%
African American 26.4% 35.9% 9.6% 15.9%
Asian 5.8% 7.1% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 9.6% 18.7% 8.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.0% 3.9% 1.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.1% 3.2% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Lake Harriet Upper School85%0.5Minneapolis, MN
Lake Harriet Lower Elementary77%0.8Minneapolis, MN
Susan Lindgren Elementary68%1.1St. Louis Park, MN
Burroughs Elementary84%1.3Minneapolis, MN
Armatage Elementary76%1.4Minneapolis, MN
Barton Open Elementary65%1.7Minneapolis, MN
South View Middle School78%1.7Edina, MN
Stonebridge World School17%1.7Minneapolis, MN
Normandale Elementary84%1.8Edina, MN
Anthony Middle School62%1.9Minneapolis, MN
Concord Elementary85%1.9Edina, MN
Kenny Elementary80%1.9Minneapolis, MN

Minneapolis demographics profile

StatisticMinneapolisMinnesotaNational
Population404,6705,450,868318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)7,4946291
Median age31.937.837.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)38%58%55%
Speak English79%89%79%
Speak Spanish8%4%13%

Education level achieved in Minneapolis

IndexMinneapolisMinnesotaNational
Completed 8th grade87.1%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school86.1%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college72.5%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree54.7%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.7%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters18.6%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.2%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.3%1.4%1.3%
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Source: The Southwest Senior High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.