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Southwest High School
  • Public
  • MACON, GA

Report Card

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

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Southwest High School is a public school located in MACON, GA. It has 826 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 5% of students are at least proficient in math and 12% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
12%
Percent Proficient - Math
5%
Average Graduation Rate
81%
Average SAT
930
95 responses
Average ACT
19
28 responses
AP Enrollment
12%

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Living in the Area

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade unavailable
Median Household Income
$25,773
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$681
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$87,400
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
67%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 12 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 12 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 33 responses
  • Pep rallies
    27%
  • Basketball Games
    21%
  • Marching Band
    21%
  • Football Games
    15%
  • Marching band danceline
    9%
  • Homecoming
    3%
  • Spirit Week
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
826
Free or Reduced Lunch
98%
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 13 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 13 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 13 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$49,193
Teachers in First/Second Year
5%
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 23 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 23 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 23 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$12,129 / year
National
$12,239
74%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 23 responses
48%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 23 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 23 responses

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