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Southwest High School

Jacksonville, NC


Southwest High School
1420 Burgaw Hwy
Jacksonville, NC  28540
Phone: 910-455-4888
Onslow County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 4 out of 10 stars
4

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 729
Type: Regular School  
Southwest High School

Southwest High School


State Ranking

#358
Statewide High School Ranking: Southwest High School is ranked #358 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (31st percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Southwest High School is a 4-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Onslow County, NC. Southwest High School has an enrollment of approximately 729 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

79.8
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: Southwest High School had a Student Growth Score of 79.8. This placed Southwest High School in the 60th percentile of 2410 North Carolina public schools with student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth score measures how well schools grow student achievement over time. Scores range from 50.0 to 100.0 - with 100.0 indicating the highest growth in student achievement and 50.0 indicating the lowest.  

 North Carolina Letter Grades
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


North Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All NC Schools
State Average
English 15.8 33rd 17.5
Math 17.9 33rd 18.9
Reading 17.5 32nd 19.1
Science 16.9 28th 18.8
Writing 5.1 35th 5.6

Nearly all North Carolina public and charter school students who are enrolled in grade 11 for the first time are required to take the ACT. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Southwest High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 18% - Level 5 (Superior)
 18% - Level 5 (Superior)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 6% - Level 3
 6% - Level 3
 20% - Level 2
 20% - Level 2
 21% - Level 1
 21% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 42% - Level 4 (Solid)
 42% - Level 4 (Solid)
 11% - Level 3
 11% - Level 3
 22% - Level 2
 22% - Level 2
 23% - Level 1
 23% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 26% - Level 4 (Solid)
 26% - Level 4 (Solid)
 14% - Level 3
 14% - Level 3
 18% - Level 2
 18% - Level 2
 41% - Level 1
 41% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 513
Math 496
Composite Score 1008
SAT Participation Rate 33 %

Southwest High had an average SAT score of 1008 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #164 out of 491 NC high schools (67th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Southwest High was 33% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in North Carolina.


Graduation Rate
 82% - Southwest High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 82% - Southwest High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 
 Asian - N/A
 
 Asian - N/A
 Black - 19%
 Black - 19%
 Hispanic - 10%
 Hispanic - 10%
 Two or More Races - 9%
 Two or More Races - 9%
 White - 61%
 White - 61%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Southwest High School for the 2016-2017 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2016-2017 school year. Rankings for Southwest High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

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