Southwest High School

3/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
21
Grades
9-12
Students
1,266
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 2
60%
State avg 66%
English
47%
State avg 63%
US History
91%
State avg 94%
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4/10
College readiness
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4-year high school graduation rate
87%
State avg: 89%
AP course participation
26%
State avg: 19%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
30%
State avg: 51%
1/10
Student progress

Very concerning:

Students at this school are making far 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.

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

Very 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 other schools in the state.

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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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Black
Hispanic
White
Asian
Two or more races
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
14 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
269 :1
State avg: 489 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
12%
State avg: 14%
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Neighborhood
4100 Altamesa Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX 76133
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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