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 0
9 388
10 232
11 195
12 180

Southwest High School is a public high school of the Bibb County School District located in Macon, GA. It has 995 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southwest High School is the 231st largest public high school in Georgia and the 5,891st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.2 to 1.

Total Students: 995
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 61.5

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Southwest High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 505
(51%)
3,304
(51%)
 Male 490
(49%)
3,198
(49%)

Southwest High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 957
(96%)
4,924
(76%)
 White 21
(2%)
1,250
(19%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
65
(1%)
 Hispanic 8
(1%)
154
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
97
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Southwest High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 893
(90%)
4,513
(69%)
 Not Eligible 64
(6%)
1,627
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(4%)
362
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southwest High School is ranked 79th out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwest High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.1%. 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 949
2006 943
2007 941
2008 852
2009 933
2010 994
2011 969
2012 995

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 16.4
2007 15.3
2008 14.7
2009 17.2
2010 15.5
2011 16
2012 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.8145416227608
2006 0.83032873806999
2007 0.87035069075452
2008 0.94366197183099
2009 0.93783494105038
2010 0.92253521126761
2011 0.91228070175439
2012 0.9356783919598

Compare Southwest High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,522.8% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.1%
 
This School 93.6%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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