Southwest Senior High School



Southwest Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwest Senior 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
9 476
10 475
11 426
12 380

Southwest Senior High School is a public high school of the Minneapolis Public School District located in Minneapolis, MN. It has 1,757 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southwest Senior High School is the 37th largest public high school in Minnesota and the 2,359th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,757
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 92.88

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Southwest Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 902
(51%)
5,003
(48%)
 Male 855
(49%)
5,357
(52%)

Southwest Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,001
(57%)
3,160
(31%)
 Black 457
(26%)
4,195
(40%)
 Hispanic 178
(10%)
1,761
(17%)
 Asian 94
(5%)
793
(8%)
 American Indian 17
(1%)
397
(4%)
 Two or More 8
(0%)
50
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
4
(0%)

Southwest Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,126
(64%)
3,812
(37%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 553
(31%)
5,954
(57%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 78
(4%)
594
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southwest Senior High School is ranked 34th out of 848 ranked schools in Minnesota, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwest Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 34.7%. 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.

Southwest Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1620
2006 1644
2007 1664
2008 1742
2009 1727
2010 1752
2011 1723
2012 1690
2013 1658
2014 1725
2015 1757

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.4
2006 22.7
2007 22.3
2008 22.9
2009 21.8
2010 22.9
2011 21.5
2012 19.5
2013 19.9
2014 20
2015 18.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30123456790123
2006 0.29014598540146
2007 0.23617788461538
2008 0.24110218140069
2009 0.25883034163289
2010 0.31792237442922
2011 0.3592571096924
2012 0.38757396449704
2013 0.36911942098914
2014 0.36811594202899
2015 0.35913488901537

Compare Southwest Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,581.9% 15.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,890.0% 18.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
This School 35.9%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,757 18.9:1  
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