Southwestern Elementary School

Claimed
2/10
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Reviews
3
Grades
K-5
Students
684
Type
Public
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This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform below average on state tests, are making about average year-over-year academic improvement, ... More

Academics
2/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This suggests that students at this school are likely not performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Test scores are important to look at because they indicate where students are performing compared to grade-level standards. Ask the school what it's doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Subject
% Proficient
Reading
82%
State avg: 84%
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English
58%
State avg: 67%
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Science
70%
State avg: 69%
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5/10
Student progress

Worth a deeper look:

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

Average student progress (also known as student growth) means different things. In some states, the average progress is so low, a majority of students are not ready for college and career. It also depends on the school's test scores.

Average progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but keeping up with their peers.

Average progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills and students in this school are learning at the same rate as similar students in other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to help students grow and reach their full potential.

Equity
Environment
Students
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White
90%
Hispanic
6%
Two or more races
3%
Black
1%
Asian
<1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
<1%
Native American or Native Alaskan
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
15 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Students per counselor
576 :1
State avg: 552 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
92%
State avg: 85%
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Neighborhood
273 South Main Cross Street
Hanover, IN 47243
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