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
9 336
10 337
11 293
12 247
UG 7

Southwestern High School is a public high school of the Pulaski County School District located in Somerset, KY. It has 1,220 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southwestern High School is the 53rd largest public high school in Kentucky and the 4,667th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,220
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 69.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,667th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kentucky: 53rd out of 411
Student/Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 275th out of 386
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 54th out of 386

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Southwestern High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 631
(52%)
1,221
(49%)
 Male 589
(48%)
1,273
(51%)

Southwestern High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,151
(94%)
2,357
(95%)
 Hispanic 32
(3%)
54
(2%)
 Black 23
(2%)
48
(2%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
16
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
15
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Southwestern High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 649
(53%)
1,368
(55%)
 Not Eligible 461
(38%)
923
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 110
(9%)
203
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southwestern High School is ranked 32nd out of 395 ranked schools in Kentucky, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwestern High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 54.2%. 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
2013 1218
2014 1205
2015 1220

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
2013 19
2014 17.1
2015 17.6

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
2013 0.61904761904762
2014 0.61410788381743
2015 0.62213114754098

Compare Southwestern High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,556.9% 15.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.2%
 
This School 62.2%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Southwestern High School
Somerset, KY
Public 09 - 12 1,220 17.6:1  
Somerset Christian School
Somerset, KY
Private PK - 12 348 12:1 1 miles
Somerset High School
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Public 09 - 12 518 14.1:1 4 miles
Pulaski County High School
Somerset, KY
Public 09 - 12 1,191 17.8:1 4 miles
Galilean Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 66 5:1 18 miles
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Wayne County High School
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Public 09 - 12 959 19.9:1 21 miles
Casey County Middle School
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Public 07 - 08 335 14.8:1 24 miles
Casey County High School
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Public 09 - 12 734 18.2:1 24 miles
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