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 90
10 67
11 64
12 47

Southwest High School is a public high school of the Southwest School District located in Houston, TX. It has 268 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southwest High School is the 1,206th largest public high school in Texas and the 15,494th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.6 to 1.

Total Students: 268
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,494th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,206th out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,943rd out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,591st out of 2,121

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Southwest High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 142
(53%)
236
(51%)
 Male 126
(47%)
225
(49%)

Southwest High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 259
(97%)
312
(68%)
 Black 6
(2%)
34
(7%)
 White 2
(1%)
102
(22%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
3
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
3
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
6
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Southwest High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 207
(77%)
363
(79%)
 Not Eligible 44
(16%)
81
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(6%)
17
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southwest High School is ranked 904th out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwest High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.3%. 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.

Southwest High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 250
2006 248
2007 258
2008 248
2009 224
2010 238
2011 214
2012 250
2013 262
2014 273
2015 268

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 20.3
2007 19.3
2008 14.4
2009 14.8
2010 14.2
2011 13.2
2012 16.9
2013 20
2014 21.7
2015 18.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.704
2006 0.72983870967742
2007 0.7015503875969
2008 0.79435483870968
2009 0.90178571428571
2010 0.80252100840336
2011 0.90654205607477
2012 0.872
2013 0.87786259541985
2014 0.72893772893773
2015 0.83582089552239

Compare Southwest High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.3%
 
This School 83.6%
 

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