Southwood High School



Southwood High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwood 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
9 423
10 431
11 336
12 295

Southwood High School is a public high school of the Caddo Parish School District located in Shreveport, LA. It has 1,485 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southwood High School is the 29th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 3,405th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,485
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 99.21

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Southwood High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 785
(53%)
6,620
(51%)
 Male 700
(47%)
6,474
(49%)

Southwood High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,057
(71%)
8,687
(66%)
 White 371
(25%)
3,781
(29%)
 Hispanic 31
(2%)
329
(3%)
 Two or More 17
(1%)
139
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
25
(0%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
130
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Southwood High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 894
(60%)
7,803
(60%)
 Not Eligible 537
(36%)
4,948
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(4%)
343
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southwood High School is ranked 12th out of 356 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwood High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 54.5%. 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.

Southwood High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1562
2006 1518
2007 1425
2008 1407
2009 1414
2010 1344
2011 1280
2012 1286
2013 1331
2014 1398
2015 1485

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 17.6
2007 17.4
2008 17.8
2009 17.9
2010 16.2
2011 16.3
2012 16.5
2013 18.4
2014 21.2
2015 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41485275288092
2006 0.4262187088274
2007 0.43719298245614
2008 0.44278606965174
2009 0.51343705799151
2010 0.53720238095238
2011 0.53046875
2012 0.54510108864697
2013 0.5694966190834
2014 0.58869814020029
2015 0.63838383838384

Compare Southwood High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,304.6% 13.0:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.5%
 
This School 63.8%
 

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