PROFICIENCY 55% 14% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
53%Caddo Parish
40%Shreveport
64%Louisiana

Southwood High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Caddo Parish" in Shreveport, LA. There are a total of 1,398 students and 66 teachers at Southwood High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 752 free lunch students and 71 reduced lunch students.

Southwood High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 55.0%, which is 14% lower than the Louisiana average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1398
Teachers66
Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch752
Reduced lunch71

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment467
Taking some courses392
Taking some courses (not tests)40
Passing some courses385
Passing no courses<=2

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 Southwood High School, there are a total of 467 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 392 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All52%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School52%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All58%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School58%

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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Southwood High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictLouisianaNational
Caucasian 31.1% 31.8% 49.0% 51.1%
African American 65.6% 62.6% 41.8% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 1.2% 1.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.7% 2.7% 4.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.2% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.2% 1.5% 1.7% 3.1%

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Summer Grove Elementary School47%0.7Shreveport, LA
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Ridgewood Middle School48%1.6Shreveport, LA
Summerfield Elementary School56%1.7Shreveport, LA
Forest Hill Elementary School55%1.9Shreveport, LA
Westwood Elementary School46%2.2Shreveport, LA
Southern Hills Elementary School49%2.2Shreveport, LA
Woodlawn Leadership Academy27%3.0Shreveport, LA
Mooretown Elementary Professional Develop. Center.60%3.1Shreveport, LA
Sunset Acres Elementary School32%3.2Shreveport, LA
Turner Elementary/6th Grade Academy45%3.3Shreveport, LA
Huntington High School36%3.5Shreveport, LA

Shreveport demographics profile

StatisticShreveportLouisianaNational
Population198,5714,645,670318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,8538991
Median age35.136.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%52%55%
Speak English96%92%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%

Education level achieved in Shreveport

IndexShreveportLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade82.6%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school81.5%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college54.4%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.4%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.4%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.6%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.4%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Southwood High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.