Southwest Middle School



Southwest Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwest Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 489
8 505
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Southwest Middle School is a public high school of the Brevard School District located in Palm Bay, FL. It has 994 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.3 to 1.

Total Students: 994
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 65

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Southwest Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 525
(53%)
16,608
(51%)
 Female 469
(47%)
15,836
(49%)

Southwest Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 528
(53%)
21,270
(66%)
 Black 197
(20%)
4,290
(13%)
 Hispanic 185
(19%)
4,018
(12%)
 Two or More 69
(7%)
2,084
(6%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
674
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
84
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
24
(0%)

Southwest Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 529
(53%)
10,147
(31%)
 Not Eligible 378
(38%)
20,629
(64%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 87
(9%)
1,668
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Southwest Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 51.0%. 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1438
2006 1394
2007 1366
2008 1299
2009 1278
2010 1016
2011 1023
2012 994

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 18.1
2007 16.5
2008 14.4
2009 14.6
2010 14.5
2011 16.8
2012 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36648122392211
2006 0.38952654232425
2007 0.46339677891654
2008 0.52501924557352
2009 0.58920187793427
2010 0.55314960629921
2011 0.59042033235582
2012 0.61971830985915

Compare Southwest Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,602.5% 16.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
This School 62.0%
 

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