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
9 448
10 479
11 439
12 513

Southwest High School is a public high school of the Lincoln Public Schools located in Lincoln, NE. It has 1,879 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southwest High School is the 11th largest public high school in Nebraska and the 1,951st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,879
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 112.94
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,951st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Nebraska: 11th out of 268
Student/Teacher Rank in Nebraska: 249th out of 268
Full Time Teacher Rank in Nebraska: 13th out of 268

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Southwest High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 984
(52%)
5,775
(51%)
 Female 895
(48%)
5,464
(49%)

Southwest High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,536
(82%)
7,696
(68%)
 Hispanic 130
(7%)
1,409
(13%)
 Two or More 97
(5%)
756
(7%)
 Asian 64
(3%)
562
(5%)
 Black 43
(2%)
712
(6%)
 American Indian 8
(0%)
96
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
8
(0%)

Southwest High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,550
(82%)
6,973
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 250
(13%)
3,427
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 79
(4%)
839
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southwest High School is ranked 30th out of 265 ranked schools in Nebraska, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwest High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (17.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 41.3%. 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 1885
2006 1910
2007 1912
2008 1873
2009 1866
2010 1912
2011 1866
2012 1844
2013 1785
2014 1807
2015 1879

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.9
2006 16.4
2007 16.1
2008 15.3
2009 16.2
2010 16.1
2011 16.4
2012 17.2
2013 15.9
2014 16.1
2015 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.10132625994695
2006 0.12408376963351
2007 0.15847280334728
2008 0.16604378003203
2009 0.19453376205788
2010 0.19403765690377
2011 0.17952840300107
2012 0.19034707158351
2013 0.18095238095238
2014 0.1732152739347
2015 0.17509313464609

Compare Southwest High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,322.6% 13.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 17.5%
 
State Average 41.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Southwest High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,879 16.6:1  
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Public 09 - 12 114 7.6:1 7 miles
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Lincoln Lutheran Middle/High School
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Private 06 - 12 298 14:1 7 miles
Lincoln Northeast High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,497 14.4:1 8 miles
Parkview Christian School
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Private PK - 12 183 8:1 9 miles
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Public 09 - 12 2,189 16.2:1 10 miles
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