Southwest Preparatory School

1258 Austin Hwy, San Antonio, TX 78209 | (210) 829-8017
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 289
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 289 high school students from grades 9-12
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: No
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Joel Hernandez
  • Fax: (210) 829-8514
  • Website: www.swwf.org
School Operational Details
  • Alternative School
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Charter School
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 289
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 14.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 20.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 124 (42.9%)
  • Females: 165 (57.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 33 (11.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 132 (45.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 165 (57.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Southwest Preparatory School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black7526.0%
Asian20.7%
Hispanic15152.2%
White6121.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Southwest Preparatory School
  Number Percent
9th Grade4716.3%
10th Grade165.5%
11th Grade9031.1%
12th Grade13647.1%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
39.0%
District:
38.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
53.0%
District:
28.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
16.9%
District:
14.9%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
47.1%
District:
45.9%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
6.1
District:
5.7
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
49.3%
District:
46.0%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
27.2%
District:
33.7%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
0.7%
District:
6.7%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
7.0%
District:
2.2%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$36,059
District:
$41,626
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$41,126
District:
$40,520
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$31,168
District:
$34,093
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$41,022
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$45,385
State:
$46,149
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$42,131
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Southwest Preparatory School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: No
SAT & ACT Exam Details (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT or ACT Exam
School:
7.5%
District:
7.2%
State:
61.5%

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201016.0%23.0%70.0%
200919.0%17.0%67.0%
 
Reading Test
201078.0%73.0%92.0%
200967.0%68.0%87.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201073.0%73.0%90.0%
200962.0%74.0%88.0%
200879.0%68.0%86.0%
 
Math Test
201032.0%32.0%74.0%
200920.0%33.0%65.0%
200824.0%34.0%63.0%
 
Science Test
201039.0%36.0%74.0%
200916.0%36.0%66.0%
200837.0%36.0%64.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201083.0%73.0%93.0%
200949.0%66.0%90.0%
200870.0%69.0%88.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201074.0%71.0%93.0%
200982.0%83.0%92.0%
200881.0%81.0%90.0%
 
Math Test
201025.0%41.0%89.0%
200940.0%47.0%81.0%
200848.0%50.0%79.0%
 
Science Test
201047.0%51.0%91.0%
200948.0%55.0%85.0%
200863.0%60.0%80.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201076.0%83.0%98.0%
200989.0%92.0%97.0%
200887.0%88.0%95.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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