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
9 457
10 430
11 394
12 409

Southwest Senior High School is a public high school of the Minneapolis Public School District located in Minneapolis, MN. It has 1,690 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southwest Senior High School is the 35th largest public high school in Minnesota and the 2,491st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,690
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 86.77

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Southwest Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 854
(51%)
4,799
(49%)
 Male 836
(49%)
5,019
(51%)

Southwest Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 939
(56%)
2,980
(30%)
 Black 470
(28%)
3,838
(39%)
 Hispanic 151
(9%)
1,338
(14%)
 Asian 99
(6%)
926
(9%)
 American Indian 21
(1%)
685
(7%)
 Two or More 8
(0%)
36
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
15
(0%)

Southwest Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,035
(61%)
3,020
(31%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 583
(34%)
6,266
(64%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 72
(4%)
532
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southwest Senior High School is ranked 24th out of 0 ranked schools in Minnesota, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwest Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 35.1%. 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

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

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

Compare Southwest Senior High School 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
State Average 35.1%
 
This School 38.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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