Southwest Open Charter School



Southwest Open Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwest Open Charter 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 13
10 29
11 35
12 67

Southwest Open Charter School is a public high school of the Montezuma-Cortez School District No. Re-1 located in Cortez, CO. It has 144 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southwest Open Charter School is the 347th largest public high school in Colorado and the 18,869th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.1 to 1.

Total Students: 144
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 7.17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,869th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 347th out of 501
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 375th out of 496
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 412th out of 496

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Southwest Open Charter School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 82
(57%)
411
(52%)
 Female 62
(43%)
375
(48%)

Southwest Open Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 76
(53%)
437
(56%)
 American Indian 36
(25%)
172
(22%)
 Hispanic 29
(20%)
141
(18%)
 Two or More 3
(2%)
32
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Southwest Open Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 99
(69%)
315
(40%)
 Not Eligible 36
(25%)
407
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(6%)
64
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southwest Open Charter School is ranked 243rd out of 485 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwest Open Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 36.7%. 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 Open Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 164
2006 162
2007 159
2008 165
2009 164
2010 176
2011 170
2012 161
2013 161
2014 168
2015 144

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 17.4
2007 19.2
2008 16.2
2009 17
2010 25.3
2011 22.5
2012 21.4
2013 19.7
2014 18.3
2015 20.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.52439024390244
2006 0.57407407407407
2007 0.56603773584906
2008 0.43030303030303
2009 0.48780487804878
2010 0.63068181818182
2011 0.57647058823529
2012 0.52795031055901
2013 0.47826086956522
2014 0.67857142857143
2015 0.75

Compare Southwest Open Charter School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,761.6% 17.6:1
 
2,010.0% 20.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 75.0%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Southwest Open Charter School
Cortez, CO
Public 09 - 12 144 20.1:1  
Montezuma-Cortez High School
Cortez, CO
Public 09 - 12 642 15.6:1 2 miles
Dolores High School
Dolores, CO
Public 09 - 12 188 11.2:1 10 miles
Dolores Middle School
Dolores, CO
Public 07 - 08 123 13.7:1 10 miles
Mancos High School
Mancos, CO
Public 09 - 12 120 15.2:1 15 miles
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