Southwest High School

Tel: (435)652-4709
Grades: 9-12

19 students

Southwest High School serves 19 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the UT average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 23%.
Southwest High School operates within the Washington School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is lower than the UT state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 19 students has declined by 26% over five years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has grown by 66% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 19 students
Southwest High School Total Students (2011-2012)
Gender % 77% Male / 23%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Southwest High School Total Classroom Teachers (2010-2012)
Students by Grade Southwest High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (UT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1 21:1
Southwest High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2011-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
10%
15%
Southwest High School Hispanic (2011-2012)
Black
n/a
1%
White
89%
77%
Southwest High School White (2011-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Southwest High School Sch Ethnicity Southwest High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.20 0.52
Southwest High School Diversity Score (2011-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
68%
37%
Southwest High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2011-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
15%
11%
Southwest High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2011-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 26,883 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Washington School District
Number of Schools
Managed
48
1
Number of Students Managed 26,883 525
Washington  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 77% 82%
Washington  School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $210 MM $4 MM
District Spending $210 MM $4 MM
Washington  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,062 $6,813
Washington  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,063 $7,783
Washington  School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dixie High School (0.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Post High School Self-cont (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • St George East School
    453 South 600 East
    St George , UT , 84770
    (435)673-6191
    0.5  mi  |  557  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • St George Dixie High School
    350 East 700 South
    St George , UT , 84770
    (435)673-4682
    0.9  mi  |  1041  students  |  Gr.  10-12
  • Saint George Washington County Stars Program Elementary School
    Alternative School
    121 West Tabernacle
    Saint George , UT , 84770
    (435)673-3553
    Alternative School
    1.1  mi  |  8  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Saint George Washington County Online High School
    121 West Tabernacle
    Saint George , UT , 84770
    (435)673-3553
    1.1  mi  |  59  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • St George Post High School Self-cont
    Special Education School
    121 West Tabernacle
    St George , UT , 84770
    (435)673-3553
    Special Education School
    1.2  mi  |  56  students  |  Gr.  KG-12

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Did You Know?
Washington County, UT public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.54, which is higher than the Utah average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in Washington County is Washington County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Utah or national school diversity statistics.