Southern Heights Elementary



Southern Heights Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southern Heights Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 55
1 75
2 73
3 58
4 57
5 53
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Southern Heights Elementary is a public elementary school located in Hobbs, NM in the Hobbs Municipal School District. It enrolls 371 students in grades 1st through 12th. Southern Heights Elementary is the 224th largest public school in New Mexico and the 34,556th largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 371
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.53

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Southern Heights Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 195
(53%)
3,300
(49%)
 Male 176
(47%)
3,438
(51%)

Southern Heights Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 341
(92%)
4,480
(66%)
 White 19
(5%)
1,917
(28%)
 Black 9
(2%)
288
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
21
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
28
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Southern Heights Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 290
(78%)
3,592
(53%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 60
(16%)
844
(13%)
 Not Eligible 21
(6%)
2,302
(34%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 469 ranked schools in New Mexico, Southern Heights Elementary is ranked 144th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southern Heights Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.3%) is higher than the state average of 72.6%. 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.

Southern Heights Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 443
2006 449
2007 457
2008 513
2009 473
2010 467
2011 468
2012 371

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 15
2007 14.7
2008 15.4
2009 15.2
2010 15.7
2011 16.7
2012 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.8058690744921
2006 0.85746102449889
2007 0.527352297593
2008 0.84600389863548
2009 0.91754756871036
2010 0.90364025695931
2011 0.90811965811966
2012 0.94339622641509

Compare Southern Heights Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,435.4% 14.4:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 72.6%
 
This School 94.3%
 

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Public KG - 05 371 15.1:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current 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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