Southwestern High School (Closed 2008)

Southwestern High School served 442 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 was higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 90% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
442 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2007-2008 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
1%
17%
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Black
89%
34%
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White
10%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score
0.20
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2007-2008 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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