Southwest High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#720
College Readiness Index
39.0
Math Proficiency
2.9
Reading Proficiency
3.2
Student/Teacher Ratio
23:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,752 Students
  • 77 Teachers

Southwest High School
3414 WEST 47TH ST
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55410

Phone: (612) 668-3030

District: Minneapolis Public School Dist.

Overview

Southwest High School is ranked 11th within Minnesota. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Southwest High School is 59 percent. The student body makeup is 49 percent male and 51 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 38 percent. Southwest High School is 1 of 30 high schools in the Minneapolis Public School Dist..

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#720
State Rank
#11

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,752
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 38%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 32%
Full-Time Teachers 77

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 76%
Proficient in Math 69%
College Readiness Index 39.0

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 30
Total Students 9,529
Proficient in Reading (district average) 33%
Proficient in Math (district average) 13%
College Readiness (district average) 18.7

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