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Southwest Preparatory School

Southwest Preparatory School is a coeducational public alternative charter school for students in grades 9 through 12.

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Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban


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Prepares at-risk students for tomorrow's workforce by providing a well balanced, challenging curriculum that links school to both the workplace and college.



Public charter schools are supported through lower levels of direct, public funding, as well as though private subsidies. As with district public schools, they do not charge tuition to students who attend them.



37% of students graduate from Southwest Preparatory School

Adequate Yearly Progress

AYP was Met Overall for the year 2012.

AYP is a measurement defined by the United States federal No Child Left Behind Act that allows the U.S. Department of Education to determine how every public school and school district in the country is performing academically according to results on standardized tests.

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 137
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 9
10 28
11 41
12 59

Southwest Preparatory School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Southwest Preparatory School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 16 : 1
Gender 51% Male / 49% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

59% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Southwest Preparatory School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 16%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 61%
Black or African American 20%
Asian 1%
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