Sweetwater High School



Sweetwater High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sweetwater 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
9 452
10 728
11 807
12 846

Sweetwater High School is a public high school of the Sweetwater Union High School District located in National City, CA. It has 2,833 students in grades 9th through 12th. Sweetwater High School is the 92nd largest public high school in California and the 328th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 29.8 to 1.

Total Students: 2,833
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 95.04

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Sweetwater High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 1,436
(51%)
21,300
(52%)
 Female 1,397
(49%)
19,522
(48%)

Sweetwater High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 2,295
(81%)
30,518
(75%)
 Asian 377
(13%)
4,149
(10%)
 Two or More 52
(2%)
1,280
(3%)
 Black 42
(1%)
1,308
(3%)
 White 37
(1%)
3,178
(8%)
 American Indian 19
(1%)
175
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 11
(0%)
214
(1%)

Sweetwater High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,647
(58%)
15,907
(39%)
 Not Eligible 781
(28%)
20,739
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 405
(14%)
4,176
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sweetwater High School is ranked 53rd out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sweetwater High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.4%) is 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.

Sweetwater High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2774
2006 2789
2007 2816
2008 2888
2009 2456
2010 2440
2011 2422
2012 2833

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.8
2006 24.2
2007 21.7
2008 25.8
2009 22
2010 N/A
2011 24.3
2012 29.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.60742609949531
2006 0.55503764790247
2007 0.48046875
2008 0.70775623268698
2009 0.84079804560261
2010 0.96393442622951
2011
2012 0.72432050829509

Compare Sweetwater High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,980.0% 29.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 72.4%
 

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