Sweetwater High School



Sweetwater High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sweetwater 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
9 155
10 142
11 124
12 130

Sweetwater High School is a public high school of the Monroe County School District located in Sweetwater, TN. It has 551 students in grades 9th through 12th. Sweetwater High School is the 226th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 9,891st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.0 to 1.

Total Students: 551
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.4

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Sweetwater High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 292
(53%)
1,015
(51%)
 Female 259
(47%)
970
(49%)

Sweetwater High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 452
(82%)
1,816
(91%)
 Hispanic 48
(9%)
88
(4%)
 Black 40
(7%)
59
(3%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Sweetwater High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 301
(55%)
1,006
(51%)
 Not Eligible 188
(34%)
769
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 62
(11%)
210
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sweetwater High School is ranked 181st out of 0 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sweetwater High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.9%) 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.

Sweetwater High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 652
2006 672
2007 671
2008 655
2009 598
2010 577
2011 553
2012 551

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21
2006 21
2007 19.7
2008 19.8
2009 18
2010 17.9
2011 16.8
2012 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61503067484663
2006 0.52083333333333
2007 0.49180327868852
2008 0.5618320610687
2009 0.68561872909699
2010 0.68977469670711
2011 0.58047016274864
2012 0.65880217785844

Compare Sweetwater High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.6% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.6%
 
This School 65.9%
 

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