Southwest Senior High School



Southwest Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwest Senior 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
9 446
10 488
11 455
12 425

Southwest Senior High School is a public high school of the Sweetwater Union High School District located in San Diego, CA. It has 1,814 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southwest Senior High School is the 469th largest public high school in California and the 2,131st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 25.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,814
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 70.46
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,131st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 469th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,159th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 577th out of 2,608

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Southwest Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 940
(52%)
20,968
(52%)
 Female 874
(48%)
19,576
(48%)

Southwest Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,700
(94%)
31,140
(77%)
 Asian 36
(2%)
3,940
(10%)
 Black 33
(2%)
1,085
(3%)
 White 22
(1%)
2,332
(6%)
 Two or More 20
(1%)
1,846
(5%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
80
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
121
(0%)

Southwest Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,136
(63%)
17,888
(44%)
 Not Eligible 439
(24%)
17,743
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 239
(13%)
4,913
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southwest Senior High School is ranked 237th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwest Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.8%) 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 Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2209
2006 2146
2007 2123
2008 2108
2009 1739
2010 1718
2011 1675
2012 1827
2013 1750
2014 1717
2015 1814

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.2
2006 23.7
2007 20.4
2008 23.2
2009 21.8
2010 N/A
2011 26.2
2012 28
2013 26.2
2014 28.6
2015 25.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.59529198732458
2006 0.58900279589935
2007 0.64013188883655
2008 0.57352941176471
2009 0.7291546866015
2010 0.76018626309662
2011 0.10029850746269
2012 0.584017515052
2013 0.82457142857143
2014 0.74140943506115
2015 0.75799338478501

Compare Southwest Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,570.0% 25.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 75.8%
 

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