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
9 634
10 556
11 439
12 434

Southwest High School is a public high school of the Central Union High School District located in El Centro, CA. It has 2,063 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southwest High School is the 340th largest public high school in California and the 1,417th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.5 to 1.

Total Students: 2,063
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 87.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,417th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 340th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,764th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 307th out of 2,608

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Southwest High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,058
(51%)
2,100
(51%)
 Female 1,005
(49%)
2,020
(49%)

Southwest High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,901
(92%)
3,822
(93%)
 White 104
(5%)
187
(5%)
 Asian 38
(2%)
51
(1%)
 Black 13
(1%)
42
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
7
(0%)

Southwest High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,266
(61%)
2,653
(64%)
 Not Eligible 589
(29%)
1,075
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 208
(10%)
392
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southwest High School is ranked 195th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwest High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.4%) is higher than the state average of 55.7%. 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
2013 2005
2014 2057
2015 2063

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
2013 22.1
2014 23.2
2015 23.5

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
2013 0.7072319201995
2014 0.68789499270783
2015 0.71449345613185

Compare Southwest High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,350.0% 23.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 71.4%
 

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