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Southwest High School
  • Public
  • EL CENTRO, CA

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade C+
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade B minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Administration
    grade B
  7. Sports
    grade B+
  8. Food
    grade C+
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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Southwest High School is an above average, public school located in EL CENTRO, CA. It has 1,987 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 25% of students are at least proficient in math and 63% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
63%
Percent Proficient - Math
25%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1090
319 responses
Average ACT
22
108 responses
AP Enrollment
19%

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Living in the Area

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$49,244
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$868
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$221,500
National
$244,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
71%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 35 responses
Poll
69%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 35 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 109 responses
  • Spirit week b/c everybody dresses funny.
    24%
  • Assemblies
    19%
  • Friday Football games
    13%
  • Dance/Theatre shows
    10%
  • Spirit Week
    8%
  • Pep rallies
    7%
  • Orchestra and Band concerts
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,987
Free or Reduced Lunch
72%
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 39 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 39 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 39 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$91,295
Teachers in First/Second Year
10.6%
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 49 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 49 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 49 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$13,688 / year
National
$12,239
79%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 53 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 53 responses
47%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 53 responses

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