Southwest Educational Academy



Southwest Educational Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southwest Educational Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 2
3 0
4 0
5 2
6 1
7 1
8 6
9 5
10 4
11 25
12 55

Southwest Educational Academy is a public elementary school located in Cedar City, UT in the Iron School District. It enrolls 101 students in grades 1st through 12th. Southwest Educational Academy is the 578th largest public school in Utah and the 52,845th largest nationally. It has 7.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 101
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 52,845th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Utah: 578th out of 619
Student/Teacher Rank in Utah: 9th out of 611
Full Time Teacher Rank in Utah: 539th out of 611

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Southwest Educational Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 74
(73%)
3,215
(51%)
 Female 27
(27%)
3,048
(49%)

Southwest Educational Academy Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 80
(79%)
5,278
(84%)
 Hispanic 10
(10%)
589
(9%)
 American Indian 6
(6%)
190
(3%)
 Black 4
(4%)
26
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(1%)
28
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
25
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
127
(2%)

Southwest Educational Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 90
(89%)
3,918
(63%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(8%)
1,293
(21%)
 Not Eligible 3
(3%)
1,052
(17%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 605 ranked schools in Utah, Southwest Educational Academy is ranked 544th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southwest Educational Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.0%. 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 Educational Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 72
2006 107
2007 112
2008 123
2009 146
2010 115
2011 106
2012 101

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 5.5
2006 14.1
2007 10.8
2008 8.8
2009 8.9
2010 7.3
2011 7.3
2012 7.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.72222222222222
2006 N/A
2007 0.875
2008 0.60975609756098
2009 0.98630136986301
2010 0.69565217391304
2011 0.93396226415094
2012 0.97029702970297

Compare Southwest Educational Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
710.0% 7.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,175.5% 21.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.0%
 
This School 97.0%
 

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Southwest Educational Academy
Cedar City, UT
Public KG - 12 101 7.1:1  
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Public PK - 07 74 18.5:1 1 miles
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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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