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
9 283
10 323
11 333
12 260
UG 3

Southwestern High School is a public high school of the Pulaski County School District located in Somerset, KY. It has 1,202 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southwestern High School is the 47th largest public high school in Kentucky and the 4,656th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,202
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 67.5

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Southwestern High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 603
(50%)
1,146
(48%)
 Male 599
(50%)
1,246
(52%)

Southwestern High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,144
(95%)
2,291
(96%)
 Hispanic 32
(3%)
42
(2%)
 Black 19
(2%)
42
(2%)
 Asian 5
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Southwestern High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 599
(50%)
1,182
(49%)
 Not Eligible 467
(39%)
965
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 136
(11%)
245
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southwestern High School is ranked 21st out of 0 ranked schools in Kentucky, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwestern High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.1%) is higher than the state average of 50.2%. 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.

Southwestern High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1195
2006 1207
2007 1239
2008 1171
2009 1125
2010 1142
2011 1172
2012 1202

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 17.8
2007 17.7
2008 16.7
2009 20.1
2010 16.1
2011 16.1
2012 17.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46694560669456
2006 0.47887323943662
2007 0.51251008878128
2008 0.50811272416738
2009 0.55111111111111
2010 0.61821366024518
2011 0.54180887372014
2012 0.61148086522463

Compare Southwestern High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,505.6% 15.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,780.0% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 50.2%
 
This School 61.1%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Southwestern High School
Somerset, KY
Public 09 - 12 1,202 17.8:1  
Saline Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 74 11:1 2 miles
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Public 09 - 12 1,106 17.4:1 4 miles
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