Southwest Senior High School



Southwest Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwest Senior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 381
10 416
11 475
12 555

Southwest Senior High School is a public high school of the Sweetwater Union High School District located in San Diego, CA. It has 1,827 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southwest Senior High School is the 484th largest public high school in California and the 1,988th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 28.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,827
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28:1
Full Time Teachers: 65.3

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Southwest Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 950
(52%)
21,300
(52%)
 Female 877
(48%)
19,522
(48%)

Southwest Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,681
(92%)
30,518
(75%)
 Asian 63
(3%)
4,149
(10%)
 White 28
(2%)
3,178
(8%)
 Black 27
(1%)
1,308
(3%)
 Two or More 19
(1%)
1,280
(3%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
175
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
214
(1%)

Southwest Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 872
(48%)
15,907
(39%)
 Not Eligible 760
(42%)
20,739
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 195
(11%)
4,176
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southwest Senior High School is ranked 330th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwest Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.4%) 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 Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2209
2006 2146
2007 2123
2008 2108
2009 1739
2010 1718
2011 1675
2012 1827

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.2
2006 23.7
2007 20.4
2008 23.2
2009 21.8
2010 N/A
2011 26.2
2012 28

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.59529198732458
2006 0.58900279589935
2007 0.64013188883655
2008 0.57352941176471
2009 0.7291546866015
2010 0.76018626309662
2011 0.10029850746269
2012 0.584017515052

Compare Southwest Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,800.0% 28.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 58.4%
 

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