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
9 481
10 401
11 425
12 392

Southwind High School is a public high school of the Shelby County School District located in Memphis, TN. It has 1,699 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southwind High School is the 34th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 2,456th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,699
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 94.3

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Southwind High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 879
(52%)
7,430
(50%)
 Male 820
(48%)
7,508
(50%)

Southwind High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,551
(91%)
6,147
(41%)
 Hispanic 109
(6%)
658
(4%)
 White 19
(1%)
7,367
(49%)
 Asian 16
(1%)
576
(4%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
43
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
132
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
15
(0%)

Southwind High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 919
(54%)
4,132
(28%)
 Not Eligible 596
(35%)
10,044
(67%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 184
(11%)
762
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southwind High School is ranked 10th out of 0 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwind High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.9%) is higher than the state average of 51.6%. 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
2007 929
2008 1456
2009 1885
2010 1928
2011 1686
2012 1699

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 19.2
2008 20.1
2009 20.4
2010 19
2011 16.3
2012 18

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.51022604951561
2008 0.33379120879121
2009 0.44827586206897
2010 0.66856846473029
2011 0.60379596678529
2012 0.64920541494997

Compare Southwind High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.6% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.6%
 
This School 64.9%
 

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