Southwest High

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Academics
Test scores
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Subject
% Proficient
Biology I
55%
State avg: 56%
4/10
College readiness
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A worrisome sign:

This school is below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

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4-year high school graduation rate
86%
State avg: 86%
Average SAT score
1359
State avg: 1483
SAT participation rate
43%
State avg: 64%
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2/10
Student progress

Very concerning:

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


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Environment
General Information
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Students
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White
59%
Black
24%
Hispanic
10%
Two or more races
5%
Asian
1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
1%
American Indian/Alaskan Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
15 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
169 :1
State avg: 246 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
89%
State avg: 89%
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6 Reviews
2 out of 5 stars
5 0
4 0
3 2
2 1
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Neighborhood
1420 Burgaw Hwy
Jacksonville, NC 28540
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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