Southwind High School



Southwind High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwind 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
9 374
10 376
11 379
12 391

Southwind High School is a public high school of the Shelby County School District located in Memphis, TN. It has 1,520 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southwind High School is the 52nd largest public high school in Tennessee and the 3,262nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,520
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 71.8

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Southwind High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 763
(50%)
18,257
(50%)
 Male 757
(50%)
18,112
(50%)

Southwind High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,303
(86%)
29,258
(80%)
 Hispanic 174
(11%)
3,276
(9%)
 Two or More 18
(1%)
612
(2%)
 White 12
(1%)
2,565
(7%)
 Asian 12
(1%)
618
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
28
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
12
(0%)

Southwind High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 1,142
(75%)
28,220
(78%)
 Not Eligible 378
(25%)
8,149
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southwind High School is ranked 11th out of 410 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwind High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.1%) is higher than the state average of 52.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Southwind High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 1801
2014 1641
2015 1520

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 N/A
2014 23
2015 21.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013 0.61687951138257
2014 0.50517976843388
2015 0.75131578947368

Compare Southwind High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,487.3% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,120.0% 21.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
This School 75.1%
 

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