South Western Shs



South Western Shs Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Western Shs Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 312
10 310
11 309
12 289

South Western Shs is a public high school of the South Western School District located in Hanover, PA. It has 1,220 students in grades 9th through 12th. South Western Shs is the 145th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 4,568th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,220
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 81.46

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South Western Shs Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 628
(51%)
628
(51%)
 Female 592
(49%)
592
(49%)

South Western Shs Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,119
(92%)
1,119
(92%)
 Black 43
(4%)
43
(4%)
 Hispanic 28
(2%)
28
(2%)
 Asian 24
(2%)
24
(2%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

South Western Shs Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 917
(75%)
917
(75%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 223
(18%)
223
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 80
(7%)
80
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South Western Shs is ranked 237th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Western Shs students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.8%) is lower than the state average of 37.7%. 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.

South Western Shs Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1285
2006 1374
2007 1369
2008 1356
2009 1302
2010 1280
2011 1266
2012 1220

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 16.5
2007 16
2008 16.2
2009 15.3
2010 15.1
2011 15.7
2012 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.10661478599222
2006 0.11499272197962
2007 0.12490869247626
2008 0.14011799410029
2009 0.18740399385561
2010 0.19375
2011 0.21879936808847
2012 0.2483606557377

Compare South Western Shs to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.8%
 
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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South Western Shs
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Public 09 - 12 1,220 15:1  
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Public 09 - 12 643 13.5:1 8 miles
Spring Grove Area Ms
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Public 07 - 08 602 13.8:1 8 miles
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