Southwest Middle School

4/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
25
Grades
6-8
Students
853
Type
Public
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Academics
3/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.
English
38%
State avg 52%
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Math
28%
State avg 50%
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Civics
50%
State avg 67%
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3/10
Student progress

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

Depending on the school's test scores, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling farther behind their peers.

Low progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills but that the school is not contributing to student learning as much as many schools in the state.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
Environment
Students
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Hispanic
Black
Two or more races
Asian
American Indian/Alaska Native
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Students per counselor
300 :1
State avg: 540 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
13%
State avg: 13%
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25 Reviews
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Neighborhood
2815 Eden Parkway
Lakeland, FL 33803
Mr. Tye Bruno - School leader
(863) 499-2762
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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