Southwest Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 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
511
Classroom Teachers
27

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Michigan

7

(10 is best)

Better than 67.7% 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 46 46
Proficiency in Reading 48 45
Proficiency in Math 43 47

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 55 44
Proficiency in Reading 55 46
Proficiency in Math 55 43

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 46 42
Proficiency in Reading 56 47
Proficiency in Math 35 37

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 18.93
AVG FOR DISTRICT 18.60
AVG FOR STATE 18.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 99 19.4%
Grade 1 87 17.0%
Grade 2 76 14.9%
Grade 3 80 15.7%
Grade 4 82 16.0%
Grade 5 87 17.0%
Total 511 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 86.7% 94.2% 69.3%
Black 0.0% 0.5% 18.4%
Hispanic 8.9% 3.0% 8.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.8% 1.2% 3.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.6% 1.1% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 29.0% 22.4% 44.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 22.3% 17.1% 38.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.7% 5.3% 5.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 54,446 9,995,915
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 345.8 177
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.3% 5.7%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.1% 19.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.7% 31.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.6% 27.5%
65 OR OLDER 15.3% 16.3%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 20,984 3,909,509
Single Parent Households With Children 8.6% 10.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.9% 90.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 29.4% 28.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 12.9% 9.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.6% 13.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.5% 12.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.8% 18.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.1% 19.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.8% 15.1%
$15,000 or less 6.3% 11.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,022 $43,924,468 56.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $409 $2,983,246 3.8%
Staff $231 $1,684,914 2.2%
General Administration $132 $962,808 1.2%
School Administration $552 $4,026,288 5.2%
Operation $678 $4,945,332 6.3%
Transportation $9 $65,646 0.1%
Other $388 $2,830,072 3.6%
Total Support $2,400 $17,505,600 22.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,265 $16,520,910 21.2%
Total Expenditures $10,687 $77,950,978 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,210 $9,436,018,885 50.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $832 $1,264,432,378 6.8%
Staff $514 $781,036,331 4.2%
General Administration $240 $364,240,642 2.0%
School Administration $597 $907,444,508 4.9%
Operation $910 $1,382,300,257 7.5%
Transportation $433 $658,720,435 3.6%
Other $510 $774,723,285 4.2%
Total Support $4,036 $6,132,905,971 33.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,959 $2,976,554,816 16.1%
Total Expenditures $12,204 $18,545,361,528 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%