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Southwest Middle School

Gastonia, NC


Southwest Middle School
1 Roadrunner Drive
Gastonia, NC  28052
Phone: 704-866-6290
Gaston County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 3 out of 10 stars
3

Grades Served: 6-8
Enrollment: 777
Type: Regular School  
Southwest Middle School

Southwest Middle School


Metro Area Ranking

#96
Metro Area Middle School Ranking: Southwest Middle School is ranked #96 of 133 of the best middle schools in Charlotte and surrounding areas (28th percentile). Cick the link to see all 133 middle schools.


State Ranking

#527
Statewide Middle School Ranking: Southwest Middle School is ranked #527 out of 703 of the best middle schools in North Carolina (25th percentile). Click the link to see all 703 middle schools.


Overall, Southwest Middle School is a 3-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Gaston County, NC. Southwest Middle School has an enrollment of approximately 777 students and serves grades 6-8. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

73.1
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: Southwest Middle School had a Student Growth Score of 73.1. This placed Southwest Middle School in the 46th 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

  North Carolina Math Letter Grade

  North Carolina Reading 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
End of Grade Tests

EOG Math Grade 6

 13% - Level 5 (Superior)
 13% - Level 5 (Superior)
 25% - Level 4 (Solid)
 25% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 19% - Level 2
 19% - Level 2
 36% - Level 1
 36% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 7

 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 19% - Level 4 (Solid)
 19% - Level 4 (Solid)
 9% - Level 3
 9% - Level 3
 24% - Level 2
 24% - Level 2
 39% - Level 1
 39% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 8

 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 16% - Level 4 (Solid)
 16% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 26% - Level 2
 26% - Level 2
 47% - Level 1
 47% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 6

 6% - Level 5 (Superior)
 6% - Level 5 (Superior)
 30% - Level 4 (Solid)
 30% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 3
 13% - Level 3
 23% - Level 2
 23% - Level 2
 29% - Level 1
 29% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 7

 6% - Level 5 (Superior)
 6% - Level 5 (Superior)
 29% - Level 4 (Solid)
 29% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 26% - Level 2
 26% - Level 2
 31% - Level 1
 31% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 8

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 20% - Level 4 (Solid)
 20% - Level 4 (Solid)
 14% - Level 3
 14% - Level 3
 29% - Level 2
 29% - Level 2
 33% - Level 1
 33% - Level 1

EOG Science Grade 8

 17% - Level 5 (Superior)
 17% - Level 5 (Superior)
 30% - Level 4 (Solid)
 30% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 19% - Level 2
 19% - Level 2
 24% - Level 1
 24% - Level 1

End of Course Scores

EOC Math I

 19% - Level 5 (Superior)
 19% - Level 5 (Superior)
 63% - Level 4 (Solid)
 63% - Level 4 (Solid)
 15% - Level 3
 15% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1



 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 
 Asian - N/A
 
 Asian - N/A
 Black - 31%
 Black - 31%
 Hispanic - 21%
 Hispanic - 21%
 Two or More Races - 5%
 Two or More Races - 5%
 White - 43%
 White - 43%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Southwest Middle 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 Middle School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
H H Beam Elementary School 1 0.6 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Hunter Huss High School 1 0.7 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 9-12
Lingerfeldt Elementary School 2 1.1 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Pleasant Ridge Elementary School 2 1.4 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
York Chester Middle School 2 1.9 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 6-8
Chapel Grove Elementary School 3 2.8 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Robinson Elementary School 6 2.8 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Sherwood Elementary School 3 3.2 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Grier Middle School 5 3.4 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 6-8
Sadler Elementary School 1 3.5 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Highland School of Technology 10 3.6 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 9-12
Gardner Park Elementary School 4 4.5 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Ashbrook High School 3 4.6 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 9-12
W A Bess Elementary School 9 5.1 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Forestview High School 7 5.3 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 9-12
Brookside Elementary School 4 5.4 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Warlick Academy 1 5.5 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 6-12
Bessemer City Early College High School 10 5.5 miles Dallas, NC Regular 9-13
Carr Elementary School 4 5.8 miles Dallas, NC Regular PK-5
Bessemer City Middle School 3 5.9 miles Bessemer City, NC Regular 6-8






 




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