Southern Wells Jr-Sr High School



Southern Wells Jr-Sr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southern Wells Jr-Sr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 63
8 61
9 80
10 58
11 81
12 63

Southern Wells Jr-Sr High School is a public high school of the Southern Wells Community School District located in Poneto, IN. It has 406 students in grades 7th through 12th. Southern Wells Jr-Sr High School is the 296th largest public high school in Indiana and the 12,479th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.6 to 1.

Total Students: 406
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,479th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 296th out of 433
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 171st out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 309th out of 424

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Southern Wells Jr-Sr High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 215
(53%)
215
(53%)
 Female 191
(47%)
191
(47%)

Southern Wells Jr-Sr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 388
(96%)
388
(96%)
 Hispanic 9
(2%)
9
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Black 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Southern Wells Jr-Sr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 283
(70%)
283
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 108
(27%)
108
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(4%)
15
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southern Wells Jr-Sr High School is ranked 347th out of 431 ranked schools in Indiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southern Wells Jr-Sr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.3%) is lower than the state average of 44.0%. 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.

Southern Wells Jr-Sr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 442
2006 420
2007 415
2008 401
2009 391
2010 428
2011 428
2012 425
2013 427
2014 415
2015 406

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 N/A
2007 14.5
2008 14.1
2009 14.5
2010 15.8
2011 13.8
2012 15.5
2013 15.2
2014 15.4
2015 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15384615384615
2006 0.15952380952381
2007 0.14939759036145
2008 0.17206982543641
2009 0.22506393861893
2010 0.23130841121495
2011 0.27102803738318
2012 0.30352941176471
2013 0.29508196721311
2014 0.31084337349398
2015 0.30295566502463

Compare Southern Wells Jr-Sr High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,699.6% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.3%
 
State Average 44.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Southern Wells Jr-Sr High School
Poneto, IN
Public 07 - 12 406 15.6:1  
Blackford High School
Hartford City, IN
Public 09 - 12 528 19.2:1 10 miles
Bluffton High School
Bluffton, IN
Public 09 - 12 447 14.3:1 11 miles
Blackford Junior High School
Hartford City, IN
Public 07 - 08 282 18.8:1 12 miles
Kingdom Academy of Bluffton
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Private PK - 12 72 11:1 12 miles
Eastbrook Junior High School
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Public 07 - 08 215 10.5:1 13 miles
Eastbrook High School
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Public 09 - 12 525 15.2:1 13 miles
Norwell High School
Ossian, IN
Public 09 - 12 765 19.8:1 16 miles
South Adams High School
Berne, IN
Public 09 - 12 369 12.7:1 17 miles
Jay County High School
Portland, IN
Public 09 - 12 1,122 19:1 19 miles
Mississinewa High School
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Public 09 - 12 797 17.3:1 20 miles
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