Southwest Junior



Southwest Junior Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwest Junior Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 253
8 283
9 232
10 0
11 0
12 0

Southwest Junior is a public high school of the Forest Lake Public School District located in Forest Lake, MN. It has 768 students in grades 7th through 9th. Southwest Junior is the 127th largest public high school in Minnesota and the 7,544th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.5 to 1.

Total Students: 768
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.37

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Southwest Junior Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 386
(50%)
1,688
(52%)
 Female 382
(50%)
1,588
(48%)

Southwest Junior Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 697
(91%)
3,015
(92%)
 Hispanic 27
(4%)
83
(3%)
 Asian 23
(3%)
80
(2%)
 Two or More 14
(2%)
50
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
28
(1%)
 Black 3
(0%)
19
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Southwest Junior Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 571
(74%)
2,575
(79%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 137
(18%)
504
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 60
(8%)
197
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southwest Junior is ranked 145th out of 0 ranked schools in Minnesota, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwest Junior students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 35.1%. 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.

Southwest Junior Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 717
2006 670
2007 692
2008 685
2009 667
2010 628
2011 744
2012 768

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18
2006 16.8
2007 18.1
2008 18.9
2009 17.9
2010 17
2011 18.4
2012 19.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16875871687587
2006 0.16268656716418
2007 0.17485549132948
2008 0.2029197080292
2009 0.22188905547226
2010 0.25477707006369
2011 0.24596774193548
2012 0.25651041666667

Compare Southwest Junior to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,591.4% 15.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,950.0% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.7%
 
State Average 35.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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