School Details

Southwest Elementary School

8440 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77074
(713) 988-5839
5

(out of 10)

Charter Grades PK-5 366 students 20 students/teacher (TX avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

95%
74%
79%
76%
53%
69%
95%
74%
79%

TX00194

None
  • This school in 2013
  • Southwest School average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

53%
55%
72%
31%
32%
68%
53%
55%
72%
56%
50%
71%

TX00194

None
  • This school in 2013
  • Southwest School average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

64%
61%
77%
63%
62%
75%
64%
61%
77%
85%
74%
73%

TX00194

None
  • This school in 2013
  • Southwest School average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Southwest Elementary School is a charter elementary school in Houston. The principal of Southwest Elementary School is Pam Sailors, whose e-mail is psailors@swschools.org. 366 students attend Southwest Elementary School and identify primarily as Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 82% of the Southwest Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 93% of the 366 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 97% are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Southwest Elementary School is 20:1. Girls & Boys Prep Academy El is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 91% 82%
Black, non-Hispanic 8% 9%
White, non-Hispanic 4% 8%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.6% 0.7%
Multiracial 0.6% %
Asian 0.6% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 97% 90%
Limited English proficiency 82% 47%
Economically disadvantaged 93% 77%

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