Southwest High School



Southwest High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwest High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 2
9 630
10 531
11 443
12 447

Southwest High School is a public high school of the Central Union High School District located in El Centro, CA. It has 2,053 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southwest High School is the 356th largest public high school in California and the 1,338th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.1 to 1.

Total Students: 2,053
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 85.1

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Southwest High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,047
(51%)
2,131
(52%)
 Female 1,006
(49%)
1,982
(48%)

Southwest High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,834
(89%)
3,740
(91%)
 White 145
(7%)
230
(6%)
 Asian 44
(2%)
58
(1%)
 Black 15
(1%)
54
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Two or More 5
(0%)
10
(0%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
14
(0%)

Southwest High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,104
(54%)
2,148
(52%)
 Not Eligible 785
(38%)
1,686
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 164
(8%)
279
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southwest High School is ranked 232nd out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwest High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Southwest High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2178
2006 2204
2007 2215
2008 2279
2009 2157
2010 2037
2011 2088
2012 2053

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.3
2006 24.3
2007 20.7
2008 24.5
2009 22.5
2010 N/A
2011 23.6
2012 24.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.53902662993572
2006 0.56760435571688
2007 0.63431151241535
2008 0.57218078104432
2009 0.66388502549838
2010 0.63279332351497
2011
2012 0.61763273258646

Compare Southwest High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,410.0% 24.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 61.8%
 

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