Total students

165

Students per teacher

10.1

Southwest ISD: 15.5

Statewide: 15.1

Avg. teacher experience

9.7 years

Southwest ISD: 10.4 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

55.4 %

Southwest ISD: 92.3%

Statewide: 89.1%

Southwest Academy is a high school in San Antonio, TX, in the Southwest ISD school district. As of the 2016-2017 school year, it had 165 students. The school received an accountability rating of “met alternative standard.” 92.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 7.9% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $57,575, which is $5,050 more than the state average. The average SAT score at Southwest Academy was 941. In the Class of 2016, 55.4% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 9.9%.

Contact information

Address

11914 Dragon Ln
San Antonio, TX 78252-2647

Office phone number

(210) 622-4750

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Southwest Academy are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 20. Students who started eighth grade in 2006 in this region had a college graduation rate of 20.6 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 20.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

165

African American

3 (1.8%)

Southwest ISD: 2.5%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Southwest ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Southwest ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 4.2%

Hispanic

156 (94.5%)

Southwest ISD: 91.2%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Southwest ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

6 (3.6%)

Southwest ISD: 5%

Statewide: 28.1%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Southwest ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 2.2%

African American

1.8%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

94.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

3.6%

Two or more races

N/A

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

92.7 %

Southwest ISD: 65.4%

Statewide: 50.3%

Economically disadvantaged

85.5 %

Southwest ISD: 81.6%

Statewide: 59%

Limited English proficiency

8.5 %

Southwest ISD: 16.6%

Statewide: 18.9%

At-risk students

92.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

85.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

8.5%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2016-2017 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

7.9 %

Southwest ISD: 16.4%

Statewide: 18.8%

Career and Technical

24.2 %

Southwest ISD: 20.5%

Statewide: 25%

Gifted and Talented

1.2 %

Southwest ISD: 8%

Statewide: 7.8%

Special Education

17.6 %

Southwest ISD: 11%

Statewide: 8.8%

Bilingual/ESL

7.9%

Career and technical

24.2%

Gifted and talented

1.2%

Special education

17.6%

Academics

Accountability rating

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state’s academic accountability system. Possible ratings are as follows: Met standard, Met alternative standard, Improvement required, Not rated and Not rated: Data integrity issues.

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2017 Accountability Manual.

Accountability rating

Met alternative standard

Southwest ISD: Met standard

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2012-2013 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2016. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

55.4 %

Southwest ISD: 92.3%

Statewide: 89.1%

African American

71.4 %

Southwest ISD: 90.3%

Statewide: 85.4%

American Indian

N/A

Southwest ISD: Masked

Statewide: 87.4%

Asian

N/A

Southwest ISD: 100%

Statewide: 95.7%

Hispanic

52.4 %

Southwest ISD: 91.8%

Statewide: 86.9%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Southwest ISD: Masked

Statewide: 88%

White

Masked

Southwest ISD: 100%

Statewide: 93.4%

Two or more races

N/A

Southwest ISD: Masked

Statewide: 90.8%

African American

71.4%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

52.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

Masked

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2015-2016 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

9.9 %

Southwest ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 2%

American Indian

N/A

Southwest ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

0 %

Southwest ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

N/A

Southwest ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

10.7 %

Southwest ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 2.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Southwest ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.6%

White

0 %

Southwest ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1.1%

Two or more races

Masked

Southwest ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.5%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2015-2016 school year.

All students

1.6 %

Southwest ISD: 14.8%

Statewide: 25.5%

African American

Masked

Southwest ISD: 6.7%

Statewide: 17.2%

American Indian

N/A

Southwest ISD: Masked

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

N/A

Southwest ISD: 23.1%

Statewide: 59.3%

Hispanic

0.9 %

Southwest ISD: 14.9%

Statewide: 23.1%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Southwest ISD: Masked

Statewide: 25.1%

White

12.5 %

Southwest ISD: 18.5%

Statewide: 27.9%

Two or more races

N/A

Southwest ISD: 0%

Statewide: 29%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2015-2016 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

Masked

Southwest ISD: 22.1%

Statewide: 49.5%

African American

N/A

Southwest ISD: Masked

Statewide: 28.2%

American Indian

N/A

Southwest ISD: N/A

Statewide: 47.6%

Asian

N/A

Southwest ISD: Masked

Statewide: 72.9%

Hispanic

Masked

Southwest ISD: 20.7%

Statewide: 37.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Southwest ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48%

White

Masked

Southwest ISD: 26.7%

Statewide: 63.3%

Two or more races

N/A

Southwest ISD: N/A

Statewide: 60.1%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2016, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

941

Southwest ISD: 1104

Statewide: 1375

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2016. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

N/A

Southwest ISD: 18.5

Statewide: 20.3

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in English or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the TAKS exit-level test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2016.

English

14.6 %

Southwest ISD: 27.8%

Statewide: 50.6%

Math

14.6 %

Southwest ISD: 18.7%

Statewide: 44.6%

English + Math

8.3 %

Southwest ISD: 15.3%

Statewide: 38.7%

English

14.6%

Math

14.6%

English + Math

8.3%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

16.4

African American

1 (6.1%)

Southwest ISD: 2.9%

Statewide: 10.2%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Southwest ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Southwest ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.5%

Hispanic

8 (48.8%)

Southwest ISD: 61.3%

Statewide: 26.6%

Pacific Islander

0.1 (0.9%)

Southwest ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

7.2 (44.3%)

Southwest ISD: 34.3%

Statewide: 59.8%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Southwest ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0.3 (1.8%)

Southwest ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

4.8 (29.5%)

Southwest ISD: 68.2%

Statewide: 74.5%

Master's

11.2 (68.7%)

Southwest ISD: 31.1%

Statewide: 23.6%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Southwest ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.6%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2016-2017.

Students per teacher

10.1

Southwest ISD: 15.5

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2016-2017 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

9.7 years

Southwest ISD: 10.4 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$57,575

Southwest ISD: $57,516

Statewide: $52,525

Beginner

$52,725

Southwest ISD: $51,064

Statewide: $46,199

1 to 5 years

$54,297

Southwest ISD: $53,624

Statewide: $48,779

6 to 10 years

$56,695

Southwest ISD: $55,730

Statewide: $51,184

11 to 20 years

$60,701

Southwest ISD: $59,983

Statewide: $54,396

20+ years

$70,160

Southwest ISD: $66,694

Statewide: $60,913

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