Southwest High School

2001 Ocotillo Dr, El Centro, CA 92243 | (760) 336-4100
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,157
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2001 Ocotillo Dr., El Centro, CA 92243
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,157
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 96.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 22.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,073 (49.7%)
  • Females: 1,084 (50.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 251 (11.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,181 (54.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,432 (66.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Southwest High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian90.4%
Black180.8%
Asian472.2%
Hispanic1,88387.3%
White1788.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Southwest High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade64730.0%
10th Grade54325.2%
11th Grade48222.3%
12th Grade48522.5%
Graduates Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
91.2%
District:
85.8%
State:
78.6%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Ph.D.
School:
94.3%
District:
12.5%
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
26.4%
District:
50.0%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
22.6%
District:
12.5%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 10.6%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 93.6%
Number of Certificated Staff: 106.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 13.0
Average Age
School:
41.7
District:
43.1
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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2 reviews for Southwest High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on December 01, 2009
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  • My daughters need help with her SPanish1 really bad are there any ways to help her if not she might drop out
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Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Southwest High School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on CST state exams in the following subjects:
  • CST Algebra I
  • CST Algebra II
  • CST Biology
  • CST Chemistry
  • CST Earth Science
  • CST English-Language Arts
  • CST Geometry
  • CST Integrated/Coordinated Science
  • CST Physics
  • CST Science
  • CST Summative High School Math
  • CST U.S. History
  • CST World History
AYP Results (2010)
Overall AYP Met: No
ELA AYP Met: No
Math AYP Met: No
Program Improvement (PI) Requirement Under NCLB (2010)
First Year PI Requirement was Implemented: 2010-2011
School's Placement Under NCLB: Year 1
ACT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking ACT Exam: 13.8%
Average Combined Score: 19.3
Percent Scoring At or Above 21: 37.1%
SAT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT Exam: 34.8%
Average Combined Score: 1,365.0
Critical Reading Average: 457.1
Math Average: 462.4
Writing Average: 445.5
Percent Scoring At or Above 1500: 28.8%

CST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201016.0%21.0%22.0%
200919.0%18.0%21.0%
200817.0%12.0%18.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201066.0%74.0%69.0%
200938.0%36.0%65.0%
200821.0%41.0%66.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201043.0%42.0%55.0%
200935.0%35.0%51.0%
200833.0%35.0%52.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201036.0%29.0%35.0%
200915.0%15.0%29.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201040.0%42.0%54.0%
200939.0%38.0%50.0%
200838.0%38.0%49.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201027.0%30.0%46.0%
200925.0%26.0%47.0%
 
CST Integrated/Coordinated Science Test
201011.0%19.0%19.0%
20097.0%10.0%15.0%
20089.0%10.0%5.0%
 
CST World History Test
201010.0%12.0%45.0%
20099.0%8.0%41.0%
20087.0%8.0%36.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201018.0%17.0%12.0%
200917.0%14.0%11.0%
20087.0%7.0%9.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201020.0%34.0%40.0%
200910.0%15.0%37.0%
200815.0%14.0%36.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201023.0%24.0%38.0%
200931.0%28.0%34.0%
200826.0%27.0%35.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201020.0%34.0%47.0%
200917.0%30.0%44.0%
200812.0%24.0%41.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201060.0%60.0%29.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201042.0%37.0%45.0%
200942.0%38.0%44.0%
200838.0%37.0%41.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201023.0%25.0%14.0%
200917.0%20.0%14.0%
200810.0%17.0%12.0%
 
CST Integrated/Coordinated Science Test
201014.0%19.0%14.0%
20094.0%11.0%9.0%
20084.0%12.0%7.0%
 
CST Science Test
201038.0%36.0%46.0%
200938.0%37.0%44.0%
200831.0%31.0%40.0%
 
CST World History Test
201035.0%31.0%42.0%
200928.0%26.0%38.0%
200830.0%29.0%33.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20104.0%13.0%8.0%
200916.0%14.0%8.0%
20088.0%6.0%5.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201015.0%18.0%14.0%
20095.0%4.0%12.0%
20085.0%6.0%11.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201043.0%33.0%46.0%
200935.0%31.0%41.0%
200836.0%33.0%39.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201012.0%19.0%30.0%
20099.0%16.0%27.0%
20085.0%9.0%25.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201060.0%56.0%32.0%
200950.0%50.0%26.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201038.0%34.0%42.0%
200938.0%37.0%40.0%
200833.0%33.0%37.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20109.0%7.0%6.0%
20093.0%7.0%7.0%
20086.0%11.0%6.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201044.0%51.0%53.0%
200930.0%42.0%50.0%
200834.0%45.0%47.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201043.0%49.0%50.0%
200941.0%50.0%47.0%
200826.0%36.0%43.0%
 
CST U.S. History Test
201038.0%33.0%45.0%
200932.0%32.0%44.0%
200832.0%33.0%38.0%
 
CST World History Test
201035.0%24.0%15.0%
200911.0%16.0%11.0%
200820.0%14.0%9.0%
 
CST Integrated/Coordinated Science Test
200816.0%14.0%10.0%
 

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201016.0%20.0%31.0%
200919.0%17.0%28.0%
200814.0%11.0%25.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201026.0%33.0%31.0%
200913.0%14.0%28.0%
200811.0%17.0%27.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201033.0%31.0%46.0%
200933.0%31.0%42.0%
200829.0%30.0%42.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201016.0%26.0%38.0%
200913.0%22.0%36.0%
20088.0%15.0%32.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201054.0%49.0%33.0%
200934.0%34.0%28.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201019.0%18.0%27.0%
200912.0%14.0%26.0%
20088.0%13.0%24.0%
 
CST Integrated/Coordinated Science Test
201011.0%19.0%16.0%
20097.0%10.0%13.0%
20089.0%10.0%11.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201044.0%52.0%49.0%
200930.0%43.0%46.0%
200834.0%44.0%43.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201044.0%50.0%54.0%
200942.0%50.0%50.0%
200826.0%36.0%47.0%
 
CST World History Test
201031.0%28.0%41.0%
200924.0%23.0%38.0%
200827.0%25.0%33.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

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