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Southwest High School
  • Public
  • LINCOLN, NE

Report Card

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

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Southwest High School is a highly rated, public school located in LINCOLN, NE. It has 2,055 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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Southwest High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
64%
Percent Proficient - Math
67%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1330
26 responses
Average ACT
27
283 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
$57,746
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$852
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$169,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 37 responses
Poll
95%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 37 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 95 responses
  • Homecoming, football games and prom
    34%
  • Musicals
    15%
  • Show choir competitions!!
    12%
  • Pep Rally
    9%
  • 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
2,055
Free or Reduced Lunch
22%
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 35 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 35 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 35 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$55,237
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.6%
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 50 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 50 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 50 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. 59 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 59 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 59 responses

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