Southwest Elementary School

2320 Cook Rd, Durham, NC 27713 | (919) 560-3972
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 695
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 695 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-5
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: No
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: Board of Education, Durham, NC 27713
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Ari Cohen
  • Fax: (919) 544-1112
  • Website: www.southwest.dpsnc.net
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
Additional School Details
School Calendar Description: Traditional
School Schedule: Semester
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 695
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 42.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 358 (51.5%)
  • Females: 337 (48.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 10 (1.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 349 (50.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 359 (51.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Southwest Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.4%
Black45565.5%
Asian446.3%
Hispanic7811.2%
White11516.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Southwest Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten588.3%
Kindergarten8512.2%
1st Grade10615.3%
2nd Grade9213.2%
3rd Grade12417.8%
4th Grade11616.7%
5th Grade11416.4%
Source: NC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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