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
9 950
10 888
11 724
12 726

Southwest High School is a public high school of the Southwest Independent School District located in San Antonio, TX. It has 3,288 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southwest High School is the 28th largest public high school in Texas and the 129th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.2 to 1.

Total Students: 3,288
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 181.04

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Southwest High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,652
(50%)
1,747
(50%)
 Female 1,636
(50%)
1,729
(50%)

Southwest High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 2,971
(90%)
3,133
(90%)
 White 179
(5%)
191
(5%)
 Black 82
(2%)
91
(3%)
 Two or More 26
(1%)
29
(1%)
 Asian 24
(1%)
26
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)

Southwest High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 2,185
(66%)
2,334
(67%)
 Not Eligible 713
(22%)
739
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 390
(12%)
403
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southwest High School is ranked 7th out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwest High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.4%. 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.

Southwest High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2665
2006 2763
2007 2889
2008 3015
2009 3004
2010 3071
2011 3183
2012 3288

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 17.8
2007 18
2008 17.9
2009 16.8
2010 16.5
2011 17.6
2012 18.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.75009380863039
2006 0.7452044878755
2007 0.75700934579439
2008 0.75721393034826
2009 0.78328894806924
2010 0.79615760338652
2011 0.78730757147345
2012 0.78315085158151

Compare Southwest High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,820.0% 18.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 
This School 78.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 3,288 18.2:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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