John Essex High School



John Essex High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

John Essex High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 4
1 5
2 11
3 6
4 10
5 11
6 13
7 12
8 13
9 5
10 15
11 17
12 19

John Essex High School is a public high school of the Marengo County School District located in Demopolis, AL. It has 141 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. John Essex High School is the 384th largest public high school in Alabama and the 18,817th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 7.8 to 1.

Total Students: 141
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 18

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John Essex High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 75
(53%)
630
(50%)
 Male 66
(47%)
636
(50%)

John Essex High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 140
(99%)
878
(69%)
 White 1
(1%)
377
(30%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
8
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

John Essex High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 125
(89%)
884
(70%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(6%)
105
(8%)
 Not Eligible 8
(6%)
277
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

John Essex High School is ranked 370th out of 0 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of John Essex High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 56.7%. 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.

John Essex High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 222
2006 224
2007 213
2008 222
2009 205
2010 200
2011 174
2012 141

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.3
2006 14.5
2007 13.9
2008 15.2
2009 11.9
2010 8
2011 9.7
2012 7.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.98648648648649
2006 0.96428571428571
2007 0.93896713615023
2008 0.97297297297297
2009 0.97560975609756
2010 0.93
2011 0.95402298850575
2012 0.94326241134752

Compare John Essex High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
780.0% 7.8:1
 
1,461.4% 14.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 56.7%
 
This School 94.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
John Essex High School
Demopolis, AL
Public KG - 12 141 7.8:1  
Demopolis High School
Demopolis, AL
Public 08 - 12 659 14.3:1 1 miles
Demopolis Middle School
Demopolis, AL
Public 06 - 09 563 16.6:1 2 miles
George P Austin Jr High School
Linden, AL
Public 06 - 09 99 10.2:1 14 miles
Linden High School
Linden, AL
Public 08 - 12 186 14.7:1 14 miles
Marengo Academy High School
Linden, AL
Private PK - 12 214 12:1 15 miles
Sunshine High School
Newbern, AL
Public KG - 12 236 12.4:1 17 miles
Amelia L. Johnson High School
Thomaston, AL
Public KG - 12 198 8.6:1 20 miles
Robert C Hatch High School
Uniontown, AL
Public 07 - 12 368 15.8:1 20 miles
Southern Academy
Greensboro, AL
Private PK - 12 264 12:1 22 miles
Greensboro Middle School
Greensboro, AL
Public 06 - 09 295 15.5:1 22 miles
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