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
7 318
8 373
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Southwest Middle School is a public high school of the Sweetwater Union High School District located in San Diego, CA. It has 691 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.3 to 1.

Total Students: 691
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.6

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Southwest Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 352
(51%)
19,576
(48%)
 Male 339
(49%)
20,968
(52%)

Southwest Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 651
(94%)
31,140
(77%)
 Black 13
(2%)
1,085
(3%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
3,940
(10%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
1,846
(5%)
 White 7
(1%)
2,332
(6%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
80
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
121
(0%)

Southwest Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 483
(70%)
17,888
(44%)
 Not Eligible 111
(16%)
17,743
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 97
(14%)
4,913
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Southwest Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.9%) is significantly 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 841
2006 777
2007 799
2008 771
2009 711
2010 635
2011 595
2012 641
2013 654
2014 675
2015 691

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.5
2006 19.3
2007 17.1
2008 18.9
2009 16.8
2010 N/A
2011 17.2
2012 19.5
2013 18.7
2014 20.3
2015 23.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.79191438763377
2006 0.7966537966538
2007 0.63204005006258
2008 0.810635538262
2009 0.84669479606188
2010 0.83622047244094
2011 0.4436974789916
2012 0.81123244929797
2013 0.89755351681957
2014 0.8637037037037
2015 0.83936324167873

Compare Southwest Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,330.0% 23.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 83.9%
 

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