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Southwest High School
  • Public
  • LINCOLN, NE

Report Card

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

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Southwest High School is a highly rated, public school located in LINCOLN, NE. It has 2,112 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 67% of students are at least proficient in math and 64% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
64%
Percent Proficient - Math
67%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1310
30 responses
Average ACT
26
340 responses
AP Enrollment
27%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$62,566
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$920
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$193,800
National
$244,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 38 responses
Poll
95%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 38 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 100 responses
  • Homecoming, football games and prom
    33%
  • Musicals
    15%
  • Show choir competitions!!
    11%
  • Pep Rally
    10%
  • Talent show
    9%
  • Soccer games
    7%
  • Marching band competitions
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,112
Free or Reduced Lunch
20%
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 36 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 36 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 36 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$55,237
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.6%
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 51 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 51 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 51 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$13,196 / year
National
$12,239
93%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 60 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 60 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 60 responses

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