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
9 471
10 420
11 473
12 480

Southwest High School is a public high school of the Lincoln Public Schools located in Lincoln, NE. It has 1,844 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southwest High School is the 11th largest public high school in Nebraska and the 1,925th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,844
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 107.2

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Southwest High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 932
(51%)
5,154
(51%)
 Female 912
(49%)
5,031
(49%)

Southwest High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,491
(81%)
7,310
(72%)
 Hispanic 126
(7%)
1,024
(10%)
 Two or More 75
(4%)
544
(5%)
 Black 74
(4%)
691
(7%)
 Asian 67
(4%)
514
(5%)
 American Indian 9
(0%)
94
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
8
(0%)

Southwest High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,493
(81%)
6,356
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 268
(15%)
3,080
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 83
(5%)
749
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southwest High School is ranked 25th out of 0 ranked schools in Nebraska, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwest High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (19.0%) is significantly lower than the state average of 40.5%. 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

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

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

Compare Southwest High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.6% 13.3:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 19.0%
 
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Southwest High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,844 17.2:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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