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Lawrence Southwest Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2511 Inverness Drive
Lawrence, KS 66047
Phone
(785) 832-5550
District
LAWRENCE
County
DOUGLAS COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
638
Classroom Teachers
46

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Kansas

8

(10 is best)

Better than 76.2% of KS schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Lawrence Southwest Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
45%
35%
52%
38%
37%
32%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
52%
29%
52%
32%
52%
27%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
50%
25%
42%
25%
57%
25%
50%
25%
42%
25%
57%
25%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
14
13
13
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 194 30.4%
Grade 7 217 34.0%
Grade 8 227 35.6%
Total 638 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 78.5% 74.5% 66.7%
Black 4.7% 6.6% 7.3%
Hispanic 9.3% 12.3% 21.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.6% 3.6% 3.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.9% 2.9% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 20.2% 30.2% 44.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 15.4% 23.9% 35.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.9% 6.4% 9.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 102,131 2,937,880
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 599.5 35
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.7% 6.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.9% 20.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 46.1% 32.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 18.1% 24.4%
65 OR OLDER 12.2% 15.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 41,412 1,141,985
Single Parent Households With Children 6.5% 9.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.7% 91.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 54.6% 33.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 12.9% 11.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.7% 15.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.7% 13.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.7% 18.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.7% 18.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.3% 13.3%
$15,000 or less 12.1% 9.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,474 $76,865,802 36.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $860 $10,210,780 4.8%
Staff $701 $8,322,973 3.9%
General Administration $84 $997,332 0.5%
School Administration $568 $6,743,864 3.2%
Operation $854 $10,139,542 4.7%
Transportation $444 $5,271,612 2.5%
Other $462 $5,485,326 2.6%
Total Support $3,973 $47,171,429 22.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $7,553 $89,676,769 42.0%
Total Expenditures $18,001 $213,725,873 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,148 $3,444,109,629 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $709 $341,682,379 4.9%
Staff $453 $218,217,869 3.1%
General Administration $279 $134,196,271 1.9%
School Administration $670 $322,959,847 4.7%
Operation $1,180 $568,579,991 8.2%
Transportation $489 $235,433,797 3.4%
Other $314 $151,055,193 2.2%
Total Support $4,093 $1,972,201,562 28.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,155 $1,520,260,737 21.9%
Total Expenditures $14,396 $6,936,593,501 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%