Southwestern Middle School



Southwestern Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwestern Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 124
8 134
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Southwestern Middle School is a public high school of the Southwestern Community Unit School District 9 located in Piasa, IL. It has 258 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.4 to 1.

Total Students: 258
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.87

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Southwestern Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 138
(53%)
401
(52%)
 Female 120
(47%)
372
(48%)

Southwestern Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 247
(96%)
740
(96%)
 Black 6
(2%)
11
(1%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
4
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Southwestern Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 157
(61%)
488
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 66
(26%)
189
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(14%)
96
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Southwestern Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 45.6%. 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 275
2006 241
2007 257
2008 286
2009 266
2010 266
2011 267
2012 258

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 15.1
2007 16.1
2008 15.9
2009 14.8
2010 17.7
2011 16.7
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26181818181818
2006 0.29045643153527
2007 0.35408560311284
2008 0.28671328671329
2009 0.27443609022556
2010 0.30451127819549
2011 0.35580524344569
2012 0.39147286821705

Compare Southwestern Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 39.1%
 
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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