Southwest Elementary School
9 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Southwest Elementary School
Southwest Elementary School is a vibrant and diverse learning community that strives to help each student reach their full potential. Our staff is dedicated to providing a safe and nurturing environment where students can learn and grow. We provide a rigorous and challenging curriculum that is designed to help students become lifelong learners. Our teachers are committed to helping students achieve success in the classroom and beyond.
We offer a variety of extracurricular activities and clubs for our students to participate in. These activities provide students with the opportunity to explore their interests and develop new skills. We also offer a variety of after-school programs and activities that help students explore their passions and develop a sense of community.
At Southwest Elementary School, we believe in the power of education and strive to provide our students with the best educational experience possible. We are committed to helping our students reach their full potential and become successful, contributing members of society.
1111 W Dobbins Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85041
Pre-K – 8
Overview Southwest Elementary School
Southwest Elementary School serves 540 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Southwest Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 16% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
Verdict on Southwest Elementary School
Southwest Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Southwest Elementary School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.