Southwestern High School



Southwestern High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwestern 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
9 129
10 116
11 115
12 122

Southwestern High School is a public high school of the Southwestern Community Unit School District 9 located in Piasa, IL. It has 482 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southwestern High School is the 358th largest public high school in Illinois and the 11,068th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.4 to 1.

Total Students: 482
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.44
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,068th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 358th out of 869
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 607th out of 828
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 369th out of 828

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Southwestern High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 254
(53%)
374
(52%)
 Female 228
(47%)
350
(48%)

Southwestern High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 460
(95%)
691
(95%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
13
(2%)
 Black 7
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Hispanic 5
(1%)
7
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Southwestern High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 327
(68%)
483
(67%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 125
(26%)
193
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(6%)
48
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southwestern High School is ranked 417th out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwestern High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.2%) is lower than the state average of 46.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Southwestern High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 582
2006 583
2007 571
2008 520
2009 535
2010 507
2011 500
2012 515
2013 498
2014 487
2015 482

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 17.7
2007 18.4
2008 16
2009 16.9
2010 17.4
2011 16.1
2012 15.9
2013 17.7
2014 16.2
2015 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.21649484536082
2006 0.23670668953688
2007 0.24343257443082
2008 0.28461538461538
2009 0.29345794392523
2010 0.30374753451677
2011 0.324
2012 0.35728155339806
2013 0.34738955823293
2014 0.34496919917864
2015 0.32157676348548

Compare Southwestern High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,537.8% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.2%
 
State Average 46.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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