PROFICIENCY 39% 39% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
39%SEARCY SCHOOL DISTRICT
34%Searcy
28%Arkansas

Southwest Middle School is a school servicing grades 4 to 6 and is located in the district of "SEARCY SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Searcy, AR. There are a total of 897 students and 56 teachers at Southwest Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 409 free lunch students and 93 reduced lunch students.

Southwest Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 39.0%, which is 39% higher than the Arkansas average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students897
Teachers56.49
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch409
Reduced lunch93

 

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
All34%
3n/a
431%
530-34%
635-39%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All44%
3n/a
442%
545-49%
640-44%
7n/a
8n/a
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.

Southwest Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArkansasNational
White 73.6% 77.2% 64.2% 51.1%
Black 10.6% 10.4% 19.7% 15.9%
Asian 1.1% 0.8% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 8.7% 6.7% 11.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.6% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.8% 4.4% 1.9% 3.1%

Searcy demographics profile

StatisticSearcyArkansasNational
Population23,9693,017,825328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,3095891
Median age28.337.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%58%55%
Speak English92%93%79%
Speak Spanish5%5%13%

Education level achieved in Searcy

IndexSearcyArkansasNational
Completed 8th grade87.3%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school85.9%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college58.8%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.9%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.2%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters14.6%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.2%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.7%0.9%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.