Southwest Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 5

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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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
915 Gay St
Howell, MI 48843
Phone
(517) 548-6288
District
HOWELL PUBLIC SCHOOLS
County
LIVINGSTON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
510
Classroom Teachers
27

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Michigan

7

(10 is best)

Better than 69.9% of MI schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Southwest Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 51 47
Proficiency in Reading 54 46
Proficiency in Math 47 47

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 52 44
Proficiency in Reading 47 46
Proficiency in Math 57 42

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 49 41
Proficiency in Reading 55 46
Proficiency in Math 43 35

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 18.89
AVG FOR DISTRICT 19.16
AVG FOR STATE 17.61
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 102 20.0%
Grade 1 90 17.6%
Grade 2 76 14.9%
Grade 3 87 17.1%
Grade 4 77 15.1%
Grade 5 78 15.3%
Total 510 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 86.0% 93.4% 68.7%
Black 0.2% 0.6% 18.5%
Hispanic 10.0% 4.0% 8.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.6% 1.1% 3.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.2% 1.0% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 31.8% 27.4% 48.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 26.7% 22.7% 43.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.1% 4.7% 5.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 56,243 9,995,915
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 357.2 177
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.3% 5.7%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.0% 19.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.5% 31.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.8% 27.5%
65 OR OLDER 15.5% 16.3%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 21,696 3,909,509
Single Parent Households With Children 7.7% 10.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.3% 90.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 30.4% 28.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 14.4% 9.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.6% 13.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 16.0% 12.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.3% 18.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.6% 19.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.0% 15.1%
$15,000 or less 6.1% 11.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,116 $43,570,384 57.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $430 $3,063,320 4.0%
Staff $255 $1,816,620 2.4%
General Administration $81 $577,044 0.8%
School Administration $577 $4,110,548 5.4%
Operation $705 $5,022,420 6.6%
Transportation $4 $28,496 0.0%
Other $411 $2,927,964 3.8%
Total Support $2,464 $17,553,536 23.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,144 $15,273,856 20.0%
Total Expenditures $10,724 $76,397,776 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,559 $9,833,177,705 48.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $902 $1,352,678,739 6.6%
Staff $562 $843,173,785 4.1%
General Administration $251 $376,691,275 1.8%
School Administration $637 $954,866,598 4.7%
Operation $994 $1,490,342,857 7.3%
Transportation $479 $717,479,129 3.5%
Other $562 $842,716,538 4.1%
Total Support $4,388 $6,577,850,635 32.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,711 $4,064,480,896 19.9%
Total Expenditures $13,658 $20,475,485,557 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%