Southwest High School



Southwest High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwest 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
9 265
10 189
11 160
12 133

Southwest High School is a public high school of the Onslow County School District located in Jacksonville, NC. It has 747 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southwest High School is the 301st largest public high school in North Carolina and the 7,848th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.4 to 1.

Total Students: 747
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 43

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Southwest High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 400
(54%)
3,691
(50%)
 Female 347
(46%)
3,645
(50%)

Southwest High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 469
(63%)
4,300
(59%)
 Black 150
(20%)
1,565
(21%)
 Hispanic 61
(8%)
784
(11%)
 Two or More 56
(7%)
486
(7%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
120
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
46
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
35
(0%)

Southwest High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 461
(62%)
4,787
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 264
(35%)
2,159
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(3%)
390
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southwest High School is ranked 323rd out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwest High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 48.8%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 766
2006 731
2007 641
2008 725
2009 733
2010 710
2011 740
2012 716
2013 673
2014 664
2015 747

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16
2006 13.8
2007 11.7
2008 13.7
2009 15
2010 14.6
2011 18
2012 15.7
2013 15.3
2014 15.8
2015 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36031331592689
2006 0.41039671682627
2007 0.4399375975039
2008 0.3351724137931
2009 0.42974079126876
2010 0.40281690140845
2011 0.40405405405405
2012 0.40921787709497
2013 0.44130757800892
2014 0.39457831325301
2015 0.38286479250335

Compare Southwest High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 

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