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
9 370
10 287
11 326
12 303

Southwood High School is a public high school of the Caddo Parish School District located in Shreveport, LA. It has 1,286 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southwood High School is the 40th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 4,199th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,286
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 77.79

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Southwood High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 664
(52%)
6,257
(50%)
 Male 622
(48%)
6,235
(50%)

Southwood High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 836
(65%)
8,162
(65%)
 White 406
(32%)
3,867
(31%)
 Hispanic 25
(2%)
199
(2%)
 Two or More 15
(1%)
100
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
17
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
146
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Southwood High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 645
(50%)
6,544
(52%)
 Not Eligible 585
(45%)
5,496
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 56
(4%)
452
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southwood High School is ranked 36th out of 0 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwood High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 57.4%. 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.

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

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

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

Compare Southwood High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,438.2% 14.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 54.5%
 
State Average 57.4%
 

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