PROFICIENCY 16% 56% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
27%Chatham County
65%Savannah
35%Georgia

Southwest Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Chatham County" in Savannah, GA. There are a total of 848 students and 53 teachers at Southwest Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 552 free lunch students and 85 reduced lunch students.

Southwest Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 15.5%, which is 56% lower than the Georgia average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students848
Teachers52.5
Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch552
Reduced lunch85

 

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

GradeProficiency
All10%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
66-9%
710-14%
810-14%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All21%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
621%
715-19%
820-24%
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

RaceSchoolDistrictGeorgiaNational
Caucasian 17.6% 30.3% 42.9% 51.1%
African American 66.8% 56.6% 36.6% 15.9%
Asian 1.5% 2.1% 3.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 6.1% 4.8% 13.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.4% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 7.1% 5.6% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Southwest Elementary School29%0.2Savannah, GA
Georgetown School33%2.6Georgetown, GA
Richmond Hill Elementary School56%5.0Richmond Hill, GA
Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary School59%5.1Richmond Hill, GA
Coastal Empire Montessori Charter School30%5.3Savannah, GA
Gould Elementary School23%5.7Garden City, GA
Richmond Hill High School47%5.9Richmond Hill, GA
New Hampstead High School17%6.2Savannah, GA
West Chatham Middle School17%6.6Pooler, GA
West Chatham Elementary School30%6.6Pooler, GA
Windsor Forest High School21%6.7Savannah, GA
Windsor Forest Elementary School25%7.2Savannah, GA

Savannah demographics profile

StatisticSavannahGeorgiaNational
Population15,00510,099,320318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,82216791
Median age44.036.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%54%55%
Speak English88%86%79%
Speak Spanish6%8%13%

Education level achieved in Savannah

IndexSavannahGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade93.7%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school93.3%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college74.6%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.1%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors42.8%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters14.7%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.3%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.9%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.