Southwest Star Concept Secondary



Southwest Star Concept Secondary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwest Star Concept Secondary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 31
8 29
9 32
10 31
11 34
12 44

Southwest Star Concept Secondary is a public high school of the Heron Lake-Okabena School District located in Okabena, MN. It has 201 students in grades 7th through 12th. Southwest Star Concept Secondary is the 356th largest public high school in Minnesota and the 17,052nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.9 to 1.

Total Students: 201
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 13.48

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Southwest Star Concept Secondary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 102
(51%)
102
(51%)
 Female 99
(49%)
99
(49%)

Southwest Star Concept Secondary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 169
(84%)
169
(84%)
 Hispanic 28
(14%)
28
(14%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Southwest Star Concept Secondary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 137
(68%)
137
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 33
(16%)
33
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(15%)
31
(15%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southwest Star Concept Secondary is ranked 410th out of 0 ranked schools in Minnesota, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwest Star Concept Secondary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.8%) 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 Star Concept Secondary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 175
2006 179
2007 196
2008 192
2009 177
2010 178
2011 193
2012 201

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.1
2006 11.7
2007 13.8
2008 12.5
2009 10.9
2010 10.5
2011 13.3
2012 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27428571428571
2006 0.27932960893855
2007 0.30612244897959
2008 0.33333333333333
2009 0.36723163841808
2010 0.30898876404494
2011 0.35751295336788
2012 0.318407960199

Compare Southwest Star Concept Secondary to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,591.4% 15.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.8%
 
State Average 35.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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