PROFICIENCY 31% 11% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages

Southwest Junior High School is a school servicing grades 8 to 9 and is located in the district of "SPRINGDALE SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Springdale, AR. There are a total of 681 students and 53 teachers at Southwest Junior High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 389 free lunch students and 65 reduced lunch students.

Southwest Junior High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 31.0%, which is 11% higher than the Arkansas average.


Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch389
Reduced lunch65


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

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 Junior High 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 School37%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School32%

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 Junior High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 38.6% 38.8% 64.2% 51.1%
African American 3.4% 2.5% 19.7% 15.9%
Asian 1.4% 1.8% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 45.2% 45.5% 11.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.4% 0.7% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 9.1% 9.4% 0.6% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.0% 1.2% 1.9% 3.1%

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Westwood Elementary School19%0.6Springdale, AR
John Tyson Elementary School35%0.7Springdale, AR
Springdale High School26%0.9Springdale, AR
Robert E. Lee Elementary. School15%0.9Springdale, AR
Elmdale Elementary School16%1.1Springdale, AR
Central Junior High School40%1.3Springdale, AR
Jones Elementary School12%1.4Springdale, AR
Walker Elementary School43%1.4Springdale, AR
George Elementary School35%1.6Springdale, AR
George Junior High School27%1.7Springdale, AR
Helen Tyson Middle School33%1.9Springdale, AR
J. O. Kelly Middle School28%2.2Springdale, AR

Springdale demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,6295591
Median age30.537.737.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%58%55%
Speak English62%93%79%
Speak Spanish30%5%13%

Education level achieved in Springdale

Completed 8th grade68.2%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school66.6%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college42.9%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.9%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.0%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters6.6%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.3%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%0.9%1.3%
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Source: The Southwest Junior High 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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